Dagger - blade and rivets
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Kerma, KX B-271
Length: 24.8 cm W. 2.5 cm (at greatest point) D. 0.2 cm
Medium or Technique
Bronze or copper
Not On View
Blade, no handle. Blade slightly bent but in good condition. Black surface accretions from decayed scabbard. Three complete rivets (b) remaining.
From Kerma, KX B-271. March 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