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Bone awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 x 0.7 x 0.3 cm (2 1/4 x 1/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1589

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

One fragment of a bone awl. See Eg.Inv.3754 for possible fragments.

Provenance

From Kerma, KX-B x. 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