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Nail fragment

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

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment