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Loom weight

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A pear-shaped loom weight showing string impressions.

Provenance

From Semna, SLX. 1924: 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,

Object Place for Label

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

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Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 6.5 x 4.3 x 2.0 cm (2 9/16 x 1 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2094

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment