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Threader

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1041: 12

Dimensions

Overall: 15.3 x 1.4 x 0.3 cm (6 x 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4183

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

One complete bone threader or awl.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1041: 12. 1913: 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