Sharpener

Nubian
Kerma
about 2400–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, tomb 1805-59

Dimensions

Length: 18.9 cm (7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1699

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Stone. Pierced near one end for suspension.

Provenance

From Kerma 1805-59. 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