Nail

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Possibly from loose earth near gymnasium

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 684.

Dimensions

19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

84.573

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

The head is domed, the shaft octagonal in section. Encrusted, green patina.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); possibly from loose earth near gymnasium. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America