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Dagger - blade

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Blade with tang and four fastening rivets in place. Fragments of ivory or wood handle attached.

Provenance

From Kerma, K442-2. January 1914 - excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan..

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 x 4.7 cm (9 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1461

Medium or Technique

Bronze or copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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