Dagger grip and rivets

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KXB debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 kg, 5.4 x 1.9 cm (6.4 lb., 2 1/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1592

Medium or Technique

wood and bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Fragment of sword grip with three rivets in place

Provenance

From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, debris. 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