Weaving-weight

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, San-el-Hagar (Tanis)

Dimensions

Other: 4.3 x 4.9 cm (1 11/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.778

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Globular weight of light red clay pinched at top to accommodate hole for suspension.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription