Rivet from dagger

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1625x

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 1 cm (11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1267

Medium or Technique

Bronze, shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Five rivets from bronze dagger. Three are corroded, two well preserved. Also two tortoise shell fragments.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1625x. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition