Nail fragment

Eygptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, Room II Tomb of Kheper-Re.

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 1.1 cm (1 3/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2570

Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Large twisted bent nail fragment

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room II tomb of Kheper-Re. November 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition