Small bronze nail

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma or Malowiebamani
468–435 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXI, chapel enclosure

Dimensions

Length: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-623

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

A small wide nail; gradually sharpens to point.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXI (Saka'aye), chapel enclosure. 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