Weaving weight

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Other: 6.4 x 1.8 x 1 cm (2 1/2 x 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.212

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Thimbles

Brown Limestone, weaving weight smooth surface.

Provenance

From Naukratis, 1886 : The stone ledger says that this object was from the EEF excavations at San el-Hagar. A note added to the accession card indicates that the object is from Naukratis instead. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription