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Nail

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 632–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXIV

Dimensions

Length x diameter (head): 3.1 x 0.9 cm (1 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.952

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIV (Nasalsa). 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition