Dagger - blade and rivets

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX B-379

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 30.2 cm (1 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1476

Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Blade with three rivets in place, 6 rivets loose in separate box.

Provenance

From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, object 379. March 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