Copper needle

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KXVI, 1620

Dimensions

Length: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1334

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Long, thin copper needle with an eye at the top.

Provenance

From Kerma, KXVI, 1620. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition