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Dagger

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, X-B-282

Dimensions

Overall: 38.9 cm (15 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1561

Medium or Technique

Bronze, ivory, cloth

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Provenance

From Kerma, X-B-282. March 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