Pommel: Fragments of pommel remaining. Badly split and stained green. One rivet attached. Approximately in seven fragments. Blade: Copper-bronze blade. Heavily encrusted but in good condition. Four rivets attached.
From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, object 386. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.
Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)
Legacy dimension: Pommel (largest fragment): L: 8.0 cm W: 3.6 cm D: 0.6 cm / Blade: L: 29.5 cm W: 2.7 cm D: 0.3 cm
Medium or Technique
Copper or bronze and Ivory