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Dagger - blade, rivets

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Blade complete with four rivet holes; three rivets in place. Three large rivets from pommel.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1630-6, 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

Overall: 28.1 x 2.7 cm (11 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1464

Medium or Technique

Bronze or Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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