about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIV B no. 51
Length: 20.3 cm; width at greatest point: 1.9 cm; depth: 0.2 cm
Medium or Technique
Copper or bronze
Not On View
Short Copper-bronze dagger blade. No handle. Slightly bent. Remains of scabbard adhering to surface. Metal in good condition. Two rivets remaining.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition