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Awl

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Bronze awl with bevelled edge set in a long cylindrical wooden handle with pointed butt.

Provenance

From Deir-el-Bersha, May 1915.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, 2140–1991 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 12.5 cm (1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1112

Medium or Technique

Wood and Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment