about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, B-36-1
Length (blade): 26.9 cm (10 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze. Blade complete with four rivets in place. End of ivory crescent pomel and five loose rivets.
From Kerma, tomb B- 36-1. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government; 1920: Received by the MFA.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition