Tool

Egyptian
Late First Intermediate to Early Middle Kingdom,
2140–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el Bersheh

Dimensions

Length: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1107

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Needle; bronze; corroded. Eye at one end.

Provenance

From Deir-el-Bersha. May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1920 received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition