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Loom weight

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Loom weight, grooved around center.

Provenance

From Semna W, Mag W 1 debris. 1928: 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: 1.4 x 1.8 x 2.9 cm (9/16 x 11/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1251

Medium or Technique

Limestone?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making