Blade of a dagger

Nubian
Middle Kerma
2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KB80 #5

Dimensions

Overall (Blade): 25.3 x 5 cm (9 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.17107.1

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Dagger blade (wide near hilt and inwardly curved to thin point) with four rivets in place.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KB80 #5. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: October 9, 2013)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition