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Disc spindle whorl

Mud disc with hole in center.

Provenance

From Semna W, debris of room W "cd". February, 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

Egyptian, New Kingdom,

Object Place

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

29.1193

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making