Dagger blade

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
1980–1630 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 168

Dimensions

Length of blade: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3778a

Medium or Technique

Copper, ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Copper blade (bent) with raised rib; two out of three rivets remaining. Portions of ivory handle.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag SF 168. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition