Loom weight

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna W, Mag W 1 debris

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 x 1.8 x 2.9 cm (9/16 x 11/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1251

Medium or Technique

Limestone?

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Loom weight, grooved around center.

Provenance

From Semna W, Mag W 1 debris. 1928: 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