Bronze needle

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M 16

Dimensions

Length: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.) Width: 0.2 cm (ends), 0.4cm (middle, widest part)

Accession Number

11.290

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Eye broken off; shank thicker in middle.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed)m M 16 [M/16/12]. 1911: 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