Small bronze nail
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma or Malowiebamani
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXI, chapel enclosure
Length: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A small wide nail; gradually sharpens to point.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition