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Awl

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Mint: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX-B-131

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 11.2 cm (1 3/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1587

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

One awl, tip broken.

Provenance

From Kerma KX-B-131. 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