Rivet and handle from dagger
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1600 A(4)
Overall: 4.5 x 3.8 x 1.1 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Large fragment of sword handle, with one rivet still attached to handle, plus two loose rivets, all from bronze dagger.
From Kerma, K1600 A(4). 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