Bone awl

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K2900x

Dimensions

Overall: 11.9 x 1.5 x 1.8 cm (4 11/16 x 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1396

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

One bone awl.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K2900x. 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