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Dagger blade in two parts

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Long Copper-Bronze dagger blade in two parts and rivets. Badly encrusted with some losses at break.

Provenance

From Kerma K1600 no. 4. 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

(Pointed end) L: 14.3 cm W: 1.4 cm D: 0.3 cm L: 24.2 W. (at greatest): 3.1 cm D: 0.3

Accession Number

20.2075a-b

Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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