Dagger - blade, rivets

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1630-6

Dimensions

Overall: 28.1 x 2.7 cm (11 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1464

Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Blade complete with four rivet holes; three rivets in place. Three large rivets from pommel.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1630-6, 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