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Bone awl

34 bone awl pieces, of which 16 are complete, 18 are fragments. See Eg.Inv.3754 for possible fragments.

Provenance

From Kerma, KX-B x. 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: 13 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm (5 1/8 x 5/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1587

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment