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Spinning weight

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. Cracked spinning weight. Incised lines on exterior

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 501. 1920; 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, 750–250 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Dia 3.7

Accession Number

20.2296

Medium or Technique

Black ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment