Dagger blade and pommel
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIV B
Pommel: L: 11.4 cm W: 5.7 cm D: 0.9 cm Blade: L: 24.5 cm W: 2.5 cm D: 0.3 cm
Medium or Technique
Bronze or copper and Ivory
Not On View
Pommel: Trapezoidal ivory pommel in good condition. Two rivets attached. One loose rivet. Blade: Heavily encrusted copper-bronze blade. Brown and black accretions. Three rivets attached.
From Kerma, KIV B no. 58. 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