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Awl

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Bone awl - perfect.

Provenance

From Kerma, X-B-434. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: Received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 6.2 cm (9/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1600

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment