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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.


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.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


(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

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Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze


The Ancient World


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