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Bone awl

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One complete and one fragment of bone awl.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KX-B 27. 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, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 2.3 x 0.4 cm (3 7/16 x 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1500

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment