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Dagger blade

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Copper-bronze dagger blade with rounded point. Atypical shape. Metal in good condition. Some accretions and two rivets remaining.

Provenance

From Kerma K5431. 1915: 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: 24 cm W. (at greatest point): 4.4 cm D: 0.2 cm

Accession Number

20.2077

Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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