Spinning weight

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501

Dimensions

Dia x H 3.9 x 1.8 cm (1 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2433

Medium or Technique

Pottery, brown ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Hand modeled spinning weight

Provenance

Gebel Barkal B501. 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