Bone awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX-B 108

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 1.6 x 0.4 cm (5 1/8 x 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1522

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Two complete and one fragment.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KX-B 108. 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