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Dagger - blade, pommel and rivets

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Child's or ceremonial weapon. Blade complete; two rivets in place and a third hole. Flat ivory pomel with two rivets in place.

Provenance

From Kerma, KIV B-53. 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

Legacy dimension: blade 12.2 x 1.4 pommel 6.2 x 3.5

Accession Number

20.1469a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper & Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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