Bronze rivets

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus X B/340

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 2.0 x 1.1 cm (13/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1557

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three loose rivets belonging to a bronze sword. Blade, handle and other rivets are missing.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/340. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition