Dagger - blade, partial grip, rivets
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIV B-49
Overall: 3.1 x 38.1 cm (1 1/4 x 15 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bronze or Copper, Wood & Ivory
Not On View
Blade complete and part of badly decayed wood or bone grip. Six rivets in place plus three loose. Traces of cloth scabbard.
From Kerma, KIV B-49. 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