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Knife

Ripping knife.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, Tomb 532: 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

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x Width x Depth: 18.6 x 2.3 x 0.15 cm (7 5/16 x 7/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1993

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Household