Sword

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIV 413-3

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 24.7 cm (1 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1459

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Bronze. Blade only. Tang with four bolt holes for fastening to handle. Incrusted. - COMPLETE

Provenance

From Kerma, KIV 413-3. 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