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Nails and fragments

3 large nails and 4 small nails, plus small fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B804. 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: Largest 0.9 x 4.7 cm (3/8 x 1 7/8 in.) Overall: Smallest 0.4 x 1.5 cm (3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-179e

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Woodworking & Stoneworking