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Small bronze nail

A small wide nail; gradually sharpens to point.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXI (Saka'aye), chapel enclosure. 1918: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma or Malowiebamani, 468–435 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-623

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment