Dagger - blade, partial grip and rivets

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX B-150

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 21.8 cm (13/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1471

Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper & Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Blade complete with fragment of ivory grip attached by three rivets. Traces of cloth scabbard.

Provenance

From Kerma, KX B-150. 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