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Wood and leather fragments

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 50-X

Accession Number

16-4-1033

Medium or Technique

Wood, leather

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Part of a wooden handle and some leather stained with green. Probably remains of a knife or dagger and its sheath.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 50-X. 1916 : 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