Dagger

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
743–698 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Tomb 134

Dimensions

32.7 cm (12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.956

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Long flat dagger. Bronze blade and tang. No handle.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Tomb S 134 [Excav. date] Feb. 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition