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Scabbard fragment

Small fragment of dagger scabbard, broken in half. Sewn down the middle

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 329/ X. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x length: 1.1 x 3.5 cm (7/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1390

Medium or Technique

Leather

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment