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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.


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.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Legacy dimension: blade 35.9 x 3 cm pommel 13.3 x 6.6 cm

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Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper


The Ancient World


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