Spinning weight

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


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

Dimensions

H x diameter1.5 x 4.0 cm (9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2531

Medium or Technique

Faience, white body, blue glaze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

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