Loom weight

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Taharqa Temple, Room A

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 5.0 x 2.1 cm (1 15/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2156

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

A round, spindle-like loom weight.

Provenance

From Semna, Taharqa Temple, Room A. 1924: 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