Needle

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, SE of pyr. I-b

Dimensions

Overall: 17.8 x 0.4 cm (7 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2645

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Large needle, broken and mended. eye formed by drawing out shaft, bending over and hammering against. Bad corrosion.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, SE of pyr. I-b. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition