Awl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M 16

Dimensions

Length: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.) Width: 0.3cm

Accession Number

11.289

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze; good condition. From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb M 16 [M/16/11]. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition