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Nails

Two silver nails.

Provenance

(Pyramid LXI at Kurru), April 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, Napatan Period, about 653–643 B.C.

Findspot

Kurru, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

19.2864

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment