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Loom weight

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Loom weight, grooved around center.

Provenance

From Semna W, East-West Street. 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,

Findspot

Semna W, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 4.6 x 5.7 x 5.8 cm (1 13/16 x 2 1/4 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2104

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making