Loom weight

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, SLXX

Dimensions

Other: 2.9 x 4.3 cm (1 1/8 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2095

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Grayish-white loom weight. Conical with square boss at top.

Provenance

From Semna, SLXX. 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