Borer

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Debris of rooms under magazines 296-294

Dimensions

Length: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1314.2

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Fragment of copper borer (?); heavy patina; square in cross section.

Provenance

From Semna, Debris of rooms under magazines 296-294. 1928: 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