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Bronze. Blade complete; four rivet holes and three rivets in place. Bronze fitting from grip. Flat ivory pommel with two rivets in place; broken and incomplete.

Provenance

From Kerma, tomb X-B 203, March 1914. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Blade: 32 x 3.1 x 2.6 cm (12 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

20.1472

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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