Dagger - blade, pommel and rivets

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIV B-53

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: blade 12.2 x 1.4 pommel 6.2 x 3.5

Accession Number

20.1469a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper & Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Child’s or ceremonial weapon. Blade complete; two rivets in place and a third hole. Flat ivory pomel with two rivets in place.

Provenance

From Kerma, KIV B-53. 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