Fragments of dagger

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K430-1

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 5.4 cm (1 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1565a-c

Medium or Technique

Bronze and ivory and wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Bronze blade, wood and Ivory handle in fragments. Traces of cloth and other fragments.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 430-1, December 1913: 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