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Bone awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIV-B 62

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 0.9 x 0.4 cm (2 9/16 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1489

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Point of bone awl.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KIV-B 62. 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