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Bone awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, XB

Dimensions

11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1583

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bone awl.

Provenance

From Kerma, burial XB-67. 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