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Disc spindle whorl

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, W: debris of room W ("cd")

Dimensions

Diameter: 5.0 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1193

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Mud disc with hole in center.

Provenance

From Semna W, debris of room W "cd". February, 1928; excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition