Needle

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 2900

Dimensions

Overall:Length: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1813

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Bronze. Eye at large end.

Provenance

From Kerma - K 2900. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition