Dagger and pommel
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1098x
Length: of pommel: 7 cm W. of pommel: 3.5 Dagger blade: Length: 13.2 cm W: 2.0 cm
Medium or Technique
Bronze or copper and Ivory
Not On View
Ovoid Ivory pommel broken in half with 3 rivets. Copper Bronze Dagger blade is heavily corroded with three rivets attached.
From Kerma, K1098X. 1914: 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