Dagger with pommel and scabbard

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K3501x

Dimensions

Length: .240

Accession Number

20.1560

Medium or Technique

Bronze or copper, ivory and rawhide or leather

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

With ivory grip and panel, complete in upper part of raw hide scabbard

Provenance

From Kerma, K3501x. 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