Dagger blade

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K5431

Dimensions

L: 24 cm W. (at greatest point): 4.4 cm D: 0.2 cm

Accession Number

20.2077

Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Copper-bronze dagger blade with rounded point. Atypical shape. Metal in good condition. Some accretions and two rivets remaining.

Provenance

From Kerma K5431. 1915: 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