Dagger blade

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIV B no. 51

Dimensions

Length: 20.3 cm; width at greatest point: 1.9 cm; depth: 0.2 cm

Accession Number

20.2074

Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Short Copper-bronze dagger blade. No handle. Slightly bent. Remains of scabbard adhering to surface. Metal in good condition. Two rivets remaining.

Provenance

From Kerma, KIV B no. 51. 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