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Bodkin

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Ivory bodkin, wide and flat, and pierced. Found with awls and red pigment with leather.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1064. 1913: 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

Legacy dimension: .092 Length:

Accession Number

13.4186

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

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