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Ancient Art

Loom Weight

ca. 2500 B.C. or later

Terracotta

4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Gift of Roderick Engert, B.A. 1950
1975.58.6
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Anatolian
Period: 
Bronze Age
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Found at Troy by Frederick Calvert in 1914.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1975,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 36, no. 1 (Fall 1976): 54.

Susan B. Matheson and Diana E.E. Kleiner, I Claudia Women in Ancient Rome, exh. cat. (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1996), 93–94, no. 59.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.