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Awls

Four bone awls/bone points (one has a fragment of joint end).

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K IV 428. 1913: 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

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width: 10.7 x 1.25 cm (4 3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5782

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment