Awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, X-B-434

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 6.2 cm (9/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1600

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bone awl - perfect.

Provenance

From Kerma, X-B-434. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: Received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition