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Dagger - blade only

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Blade only and partial decayed tang; fragment of tang separate.

Provenance

From Kerma, KX B-267. 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: 2.7 x 24 cm (1 1/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1473

Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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