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Bone awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K421

Dimensions

Overall: 6.2 x 0.3 x 0.2 cm (2 7/16 x 1/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1539

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

One fragment of bone awl.

Provenance

From Kerma, K421. 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