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Pointed implements

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

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

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment