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Whetter

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Curved pointed whetter with a drilled hole.

Provenance

From Kerma,. January 1914: 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, Kerma, 2440–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 1.6 x 1.2 x 7.6 cm (5/8 x 1/2 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

20.1687

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment