Awl

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11
2140–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir El Bersheh

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 12.5 cm (1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1112

Medium or Technique

Wood and Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze awl with bevelled edge set in a long cylindrical wooden handle with pointed butt.

Provenance

From Deir-el-Bersha, May 1915.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition