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Bone awl

3 fragments of bone awls.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K435x. 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

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 9.9 x 1.4 x 0.3 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1032

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment