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Bronze rivet

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Long and thin bronze rivet. Square in cross section. (Box labeled KIV, later label reads KIX)

Provenance

From Nubia K4100. 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.7 x 0.3 x 3.7 cm (1/4 x 1/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1641

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements