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Spinning weight

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Hand modeled spinning weight

Provenance

Gebel Barkal B501. 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 to Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia(Sudan)

Dimensions

Dia x H 3.9 x 1.8 cm (1 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2433

Medium or Technique

Pottery, brown ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making