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Threader

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Steatite, threader, tool.

Provenance

From Kerma, Su / 56. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913:assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 0.3 x 4 cm (1/2 x 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4240

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making