Dagger - blade, partial grip and rivets
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX B-150
Overall: 2 x 21.8 cm (13/16 x 8 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bronze or Copper & Ivory
Not On View
Blade complete with fragment of ivory grip attached by three rivets. Traces of cloth scabbard.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition