Spinning weight

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 551

Dimensions

H x Dia 1.9 x 4.0 cm (3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2530

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Spinning weight. Black ware, straw marked, incised decoration, red filled.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 551,I,3 debris. 1920; 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