Dagger - blade, pommel and rivet
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX B-90
Legacy dimension: blade and grip 21.7 x 1.8 cm pomel 8.4 x 4.6 cm
Medium or Technique
Bronze or Copper & Ivory
Not On View
Child’s or ceremonial weapon. Blade with fragmentary bone or ivory grip attached by seven rivets. Blade, ivory pommel and grip seperate.
From Kerma, KX B-90. 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