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Bone awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 334x

Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3 1/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1374

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

One bone awl.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K334x. 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