Dagger - blade, partial grip, rivets

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIV B-49

Dimensions

Overall: 3.1 x 38.1 cm (1 1/4 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

20.1468

Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper, Wood & Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Blade complete and part of badly decayed wood or bone grip. Six rivets in place plus three loose. Traces of cloth scabbard.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition