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Dagger - blade

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Blade badly corroded. Tang incomplete; two rivet holes preserved.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1090-X. March 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: 2.2 x 20.2 cm (7/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1480

Medium or Technique

Bronze and Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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