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Dagger

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Long flat dagger. Bronze blade and tang. No handle.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Tomb S 134 [Excav. date] Feb. 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler, 743–698 B.C.

Object Place

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

32.7 cm (12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.956

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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