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Bone awl

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Heavy bone, tip sharpened to a point. Striations across shaft could be from use.

Provenance

Sudan, Uronarti Room 145

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

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Sudan

Dimensions

8.6 cm length

Accession Number

29.2315

Medium or Technique

Bone or ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment