Dagger blade and rivets
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KXB
Handle: length: 8.4 cm; width: 5.1 cm; depth: 0.6 cm. Blade: length: 19.6 cm; width (at greatest): 1.3 cm; depth: 0.2 cm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two rivets attached to remains of the haft, very badly decayed. Badly encrusted. Some brown staining. Six additional loose rivets.
From Kerma KXB, sacrificial corridor, object 424. 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