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Spinning weight, brown ware. Incised decoration

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple 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 to Meroitic Period,

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3.4 x 2.4 cm (1 5/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2241

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, brown ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making