Sharpener

Nubian
Kerma
about 2400–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1805-49

Dimensions

7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1651

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Stone, upper end square and pierced for suspension. Traces of red color.

Provenance

From Kerma 1805-46. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: Received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition