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Dagger

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Bronze blade; ivory and ebony handle.

Provenance

From Deir Rifa. Excavated by the Egyptian Research Account; assigned to the Egyptian Research Account by the government of Egypt; 1907: given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Rifeh, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

07.542

Medium or Technique

Bronze, ivory, ebony

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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