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Nails

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXV, room B

Dimensions

Length: 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.16936

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Three silver nails.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 35 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition