Dagger blade

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
1980–1630 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag

Dimensions

Length: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.3647

Medium or Technique

Bronze, copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze; three copper rivets still in place; ivory handle gone.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, S.F. / 113. 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