Dagger - blade only

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX B-267

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 24 cm (1 1/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1473

Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Blade only and partial decayed tang; fragment of tang separate.

Provenance

From Kerma, KX B-267. 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