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Gold nail in wood fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Shanakdakhete
170–150 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N XI

Accession Number

21.12337.3

Medium or Technique

Wood and gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Fragment of a very small gold nail in wood.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. N XI. 1921: 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