Decorative butcher knife
Late Second Intermediate Period
Length x width: 34.4 x 4.5 cm (13 9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Richard B. Carter Gallery (Gallery 171)
Tool. Large bronze knife, bronze handle attached by three rivets, handle in form of bulls leg and foot, tip of blade terminates in goose head curved back.
From Kerma, tumulus 20. February, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition