Dagger - blade, pommel and rivets
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX B-409
Legacy dimension: blade 20.0 x 2.3 cm pommel 7.0 x 3.8 cm
Medium or Technique
Bronze or Copper and Ivory
Not On View
(a) Blade complete with three rivets in place, bent at base. (b) Flat ivory pommel in fragments (only 1 present), but almost complete with two rivets in place. Small fragments of ivory grip.
From Kerma, KX B-409. 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