Iron spike

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
653–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 60, Chamber

Dimensions

Length: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-307

Medium or Technique

Iron and gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

One iron spike with gold attached.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 60, Chamber. 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