Spinning weight

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period


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

Dimensions

LxW 3.7 x 2.2 cm (1 9/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.2364

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, black ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Spinning weight, crude black ware. Incised decoration filled with red color

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple 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