User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragment of a ring-shaped weight or whorl?

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building 700 D. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: September 22, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period (?), 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.5164

Medium or Technique

Pottery or faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making