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Dagger - blade and rivets

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Blade complete with three rivets in place. Four loose metal rivets and 1 loose wooden peg.

Provenance

From Kerma, KX B-394. 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: 1.8 x 16.5 cm (11/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.1477

Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper and Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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