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Awl

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX-B-44

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 5 cm (1/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1571

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

One awl, tip broken.

Provenance

From Kerma KX-B-44 . March 1914: 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