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Bone awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX-B 112

Dimensions

Overall: 10.3 x 1.3 x 0.3 cm (4 1/16 x 1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1524

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Complete in two fragments, bone awl.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KX-B 112. 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