Handle and rivets from dagger

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1600 C

Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 x 1.9 cm (2 1/4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1436

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Sword handle with four rivets in place with fragment of ivory handle and two copper strips.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1600 C. 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