Nail

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Lower town

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 685.

Dimensions

4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.574

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

The head is circular; the shaft is quadrangular in section and blunt at the end. Green patina.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); lower town. 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