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Bone awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K439 body A

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 2.3 x 1.1 cm (2 11/16 x 7/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1040

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Two fragments of bone awls.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K439 body A. 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