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Bone awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 410x

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 1.2 x 0.4 cm (4 1/2 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5707

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

2 fragments of bone awls.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K410x. 1913: 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