Scabbard fragment

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 329x

Dimensions

Height x length: 1.1 x 3.5 cm (7/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1390

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Small fragment of dagger scabbard, broken in half. Sewn down the middle

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 329/ X. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition