Spinning weight

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501

Dimensions

4.1 x 2.4 cm (1 5/8 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2281

Medium or Technique

Pottery, hard gray ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Spinning weight, incomplete

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