Bronze dagger with wood and ivory handle
about 1660–1630 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, South Cemetery, K 1065
Height x width: 52 x 6.3 cm (20 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze blade, with flat ivory handle, joined to blade with wooden side pieces, which are fastened with bronze rivets; traces of leather sheath.
From Kerma, South Cemetery, K 1065. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition