Rivets

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1801-7

Dimensions

Overall: 33.1 x 3 cm (13 1/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1465a-f

Medium or Technique

Bronze or copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Blade complete (a), four rivets in place. Five loose rivets from pommel fastening (b,c,d,e,f).

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1801-7, February 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