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Dagger

Bronze blade set in wood or bone grip with rivets, ivory panel separate but fitting. Remains of sheath showing cloth and hair? Also box of small fragments.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Kerma - K 425-2, December 1913.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma,

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

20.1564a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze, wood or bone, ivory, cloth and possibly hair

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Swords, Daggers, Knives