Sword

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIV B-8

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.1 cm (11/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1467b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Blade on loan (see 20.1467a). Five loose rivets (b).

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Kerma, KIV B-8, March 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