Loom weight ?

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, CCXXVII

Dimensions

Other: 5.2 x 6.9 cm (2 1/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2207

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Loom weight? Oval, grooved around all 3 circumferences

Provenance

From Semna S CCXXVII. 1924: 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