Dagger blade

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KXB no. 31

Dimensions

Length: 29 cm W. 2.9 cm (at greatest point) D. 0.3 cm

Accession Number

20.2070

Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Copper-bronze dagger blade. Very badly corroded. No handle. Two rivets remaining. Large amount of encrustation.

Provenance

From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, object 31.1914: 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