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Awl

Provenance

From Semna. 1924: 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

Nubian or Egyptian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Width x length: .6 x 6.3 cm (1/4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.1864

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Woodworking & Stoneworking