about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Kerma, KXB 370
Length: 37.5 cm W. (at greatest point) 3.2 cm D. 0.5 cm
Medium or Technique
Bronze or copper, ivory
Not On View
(a) Small ivory handle chip. (b)Five corroded rivets. (c) Long dagger copper-bronze blade not yet located. Scratch from lab analysis on rivets (?).
From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, object 370. March 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition