Spinning weight

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 501

Dimensions

Dia 3.7

Accession Number

20.2296

Medium or Technique

Black ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

. Cracked spinning weight. Incised lines on exterior

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 501. 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