Rivet and handle from dagger

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1600 A(4)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 3.8 x 1.1 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1132

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Large fragment of sword handle, with one rivet still attached to handle, plus two loose rivets, all from bronze dagger.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1600 A(4). 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