Dagger - blade, pommel, rivets

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1604-9

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: blade 35.9 x 3 cm pommel 13.3 x 6.6 cm

Accession Number

20.1463a-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; corroded. Ivory flat pommel with three rivets and bronze tongue in place.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1604-9. February 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