Dagger - blade, pommel and rivets

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX B-340

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: blade 41.0 x 3.5 cm pommel 13.5 x 6.0 cm

Accession Number

20.1474a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Blade complete with four rivets in place and a fifth attached. Fragments of ivory flat ivory pommel with one rivet.

Provenance

From Kerma, KX B-340. 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