Nail



Accession Number
AB38
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Carpenters and sculptors tools, Nail
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Provenance
Egypt, Abydos
Measurements
Length: 35mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Copper alloy nail, dated by Margaret Murray to the Eighteenth Dynasty. Probably from Abydos. The object was gifted to the University of Wales, Aberystwyth by John Bancroft Willans, a subscriber of the Egypt Exploration Fund/Society, who received the object in 1903. Subsequently gifted to the Egypt Centre in 1997.

Last modified: 23 Dec 2020

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