Weaving weight

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, San el-Hagar

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 7.8 cm (2 3/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.45983

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Clay, very coarse work; apple-shaped with hole running through center; much indented; heavy; red.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 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: ?)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription