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Dagger - blade and rivets

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Blade with three rivets in place, 6 rivets loose in separate box.


From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, object 379. 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.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 2.6 x 30.2 cm (1 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper


The Ancient World


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