about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIV B-65
Overall (Blade): 28.6 x 2.5 cm (11 1/4 x 1 in.) Overall (Pommel): 8.2 x 4.5 cm (3 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Dagger blade (thin) with four rivets in place. Mounted with an ivory handle, trapezoidal with rounded edges, 3 rivets in place, plus 2 empty holes.
From Nubia, Kerma, KIV B-65. 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