Dagger blade in two parts

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1600

Dimensions

(Pointed end) L: 14.3 cm W: 1.4 cm D: 0.3 cm L: 24.2 W. (at greatest): 3.1 cm D: 0.3

Accession Number

20.2075a-b

Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Long Copper-Bronze dagger blade in two parts and rivets. Badly encrusted with some losses at break.

Provenance

From Kerma K1600 no. 4. 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