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Dagger

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Kerma, Cemetery S, K 333:21

Accession Number

20.1563a

Medium or Technique

Ivory, wood, bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Bronze. Bronze blade with bone grip attached, ivory panel separate but fitting on.

Provenance

From Kerma - K 333-21, February 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