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Needle

Needle; bronze. Corroded; eye at one end.

Provenance

From Deir-el-Bersha. May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1920 received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late First Intermediate to Early Middle Kingdom,, 2140–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el Bersheh, Egypt

Accession Number

20.1106

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment