Whetter

Nubian
Kerma
2440–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Other: 1.6 x 1.2 x 7.6 cm (5/8 x 1/2 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

20.1687

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Curved pointed whetter with a drilled hole.

Provenance

From Kerma,. January 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