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Bone awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX-B 78

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm (4 3/4 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1580

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bone awl, complete.

Provenance

From Kerma, KX-B 78. 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