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Awl

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 9 cm (13/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1590

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

One awl, tip broken.

Provenance

From Kerma KX-B. 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