Model nail

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
2750–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Tomb of Khasekhemui

Dimensions

Length: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7349

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Copper; rudely rounded and corroded. Housed with 01.7346, 01.7347, and 01.7348.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb of Khasekhemwy. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription