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Awl

Egyptian
Predynastic
pre-Badarian, Merimda Culture, 5th millennium B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, SO-2

Accession Number

33.419

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Awl. Bone, with ground point.

Provenance

From Merimda Beni Salama - SO-2. 1928-32, Vienna Academy Excavations; 1933; given to the MFA by Albert Rothbart through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
(Accession Date: May 1, 1933)

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart