Dagger hilt

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 6002

Dimensions

Overall: 5.2 x 1.2 x 3.3 cm (2 1/16 x 1/2 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-289b

Medium or Technique

Ivory, Bronze, Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Top of dagger hilt in ivory with two bronze rivets plus fragments of wood and bronze.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 6002

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition