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Dagger - blade, pommel, rivets

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Blade complete with four rivets in place; corroded. Ivory flat pommel with three rivets and bronze tongue in place.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1604-9. February 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 35.9 x 3 cm pommel 13.3 x 6.6 cm

Accession Number

20.1463a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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