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Nail

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amaniastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid II, entrance

Dimensions

Length: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16830

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Two joining fragments of a nail.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 2 (tomb of Amaniastabarqa), entrance. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition