Bronze needle

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha

Dimensions

Overall: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.455

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze needle; long and slender, pointed at one end, an eye in the other; somewhat bent; incrusted.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription