Needle

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M 90

Dimensions

Length: 6.5 cm (2 1/2 in.) Width: 0.3cm

Accession Number

11.1095

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Bronze encrusted; end curled over, making eye. From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), M 90 [M/90/1]. 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