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Bronze needle

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Eye broken off; shank thicker in middle.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed)m M 16 [M/16/12]. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.290

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making