Nail and fragment of sheet silver

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid V, room B

Dimensions

Length of nail: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2079

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

One silver nail and a fragment of sheet silver.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid V, room B. 1919: 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