Bone awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1622x

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 1.1 x 0.2 cm (3 9/16 x 7/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1281

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Two fragments of bone awls.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1622x. 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