Nails

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVI, room B

Dimensions

Overall: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.) Other: 4.2cm (1 5/8in.)

Accession Number

20.702

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Two bronze nails.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVI (Amanitakaye), room B. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition