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Nails

Two nails.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken), room A. 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken, 643–623 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 3.9 and 2.3 cm (1 9/16 and 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.16837

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Woodworking & Stoneworking