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Gold nail in wood fragment

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

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

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.12337.3

Medium or Technique

Wood and gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment