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Tool. Bone scraper, part only, eaten by white ants.

Provenance

From Kerma - K 336-2. 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, Kerma, about 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Sudan (Nubia)

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.3 x 18.2 cm (7/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1639

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment