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Dagger - blade, pommel and rivets

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Blade complete with four rivets in place and a fifth attached. Fragments of ivory flat ivory pommel with one rivet.


From Kerma, KX B-340. 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)


Legacy dimension: blade 41.0 x 3.5 cm pommel 13.5 x 6.0 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper


The Ancient World


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