Bone awl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIV-Bx

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 1 cm (2 15/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1493

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Fragments of seven or more bone awls.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KIV-Bx. 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