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Nails

Three nails.

Provenance

From Gebel Barkal, B502, XI 5. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Napatan Period, 750–270 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

19.1776

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment