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Awls

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV 428

Dimensions

Length x width: 10.7 x 1.25 cm (4 3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5782

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Four bone awls/bone points (one has a fragment of joint end).

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K IV 428. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition