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Bone awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K443x

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 1.5 cm (3 9/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1034

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Fragments of five or more bone awls.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K443x. 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