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Dagger blade

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Bronze; three copper rivets still in place; ivory handle gone.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, S.F. / 113. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 1980–1630 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.3647

Medium or Technique

Bronze, copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment