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Awl

Period:
Chalcolithic
Date:
ca. 4600–3600 B.C.
Geography:
Levant, Teleilat Ghassul
Culture:
Ghassulian
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
1.81 x 2 in. (4.6 x 5.08 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Implements
Credit Line:
Purchase, H. Dunscombe Colt Gift, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.495.23
Not on view
1967, excavated under the direction of Professor J. Basil Hennessy, on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem; acquired by the Museum in 1978, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 109 (Jul. 1, 1978–Jun. 30, 1979), p. 21.
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