Dagger handle

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
1980–1630 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag

Dimensions

Width: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3649

Medium or Technique

Ivory, copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Ivory daggar handle. There are two copper rivets in place.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, S.F. / 56. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition