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Pointed implements

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus X, B: 202

Dimensions

Overall: 9.2 x 0.7 x 0.3 cm (3 5/8 x 1/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1536

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Fragments of six bone implements, carved to a sharp point. See Eg.Inv.3754 for possible fragments.One housed with rest of bone awls, five in separate box.

Provenance

From Kerma, tumulus X, B: 202. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition