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Nail and fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 5; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

9.4 x 1.1 cm (3 11/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-166d

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Large nail fragment, fragment of sheet metal penetrated by a nail.s

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 5 January 1923: 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