Plummet

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Room S LXXII

Dimensions

Other: 6.4 x 4.2 cm (2 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2132

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Plummet - grayish white round on top, pointed on bottom. Top bored horizontally and vertically.

Provenance

From Semna, fort, Room S LXXII. 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