Nail

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVII, room B

Dimensions

Length x diameter (head): 4.6 x .9 cm (1 13/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.954

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVII, room B. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition