Bronze needle

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.292

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Eye formed by turning over end; shank thicker in middle. From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed). excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition