about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIV B no. 27
Length: 32 cm W. (at greatest point) 3.2 cm D. 0.3 cm
Medium or Technique
Copper or bronze
Not On View
Copper-bronze blade. No handle. Thin layer of green corrosion, otherwise in good condition. Encrusted surface. Four rivets remaining.
From Kerma, KIV B no. 27. 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