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Dagger blade

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Copper-bronze dagger blade. Some surface corrosion and accretions. Otherwise in good condition. Three rivets remaining.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1200. 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

L: 34.6 cm W. (at greatest): 3.2 cm D: 0.3 cm

Accession Number

20.2076

Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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