Fragments of dagger
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K309 -24
Overall: 4 x 22 cm (1 9/16 x 8 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bronze or copper
Not On View
(a): Blade complete riveted into bone grip (fragmentary) (b): Ivory pommel separate but complete. Fragments of cloth scabbard and cords.
From Kerma, K309 -24, December 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition