about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 420x
Overall: 45 x 3.8 cm (17 11/16 x 1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bronze or copper and wood
Not On View
Bronze. Blade and part of wooden handle, with several fastening bolts, and traces of cloth scabbard.
From Kerma, K420x. December 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition