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Bone awl

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1400 Ax

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm (2 1/2 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1093

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

One fragment of bone awl.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1400Ax. 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