about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KXB 405
Overall: 1.9 x 1.1 cm (3/4 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
bronze or copper
Not On View
Long thin copper-bronze dagger blade (a). No handle. c.=Three loose corroded rivets and two rivets stuck together. Brown staining from scabbard.
From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial coridor, object 405. March 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