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Nails and sheet bronze

Short and long nails and sheet bronze fragments

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B904. 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

longest nail 7.0 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-418d

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Woodworking & Stoneworking