Dagger - blade

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K442-2

Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 x 4.7 cm (9 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1461

Medium or Technique

Bronze or copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Blade with tang and four fastening rivets in place. Fragments of ivory or wood handle attached.

Provenance

From Kerma, K442-2. January 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