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Dagger with pommel and scabbard

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With ivory grip and panel, complete in upper part of raw hide scabbard

Provenance

From Kerma, K3501x. March 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

Length: .240

Accession Number

20.1560

Medium or Technique

Bronze or copper, ivory and rawhide or leather

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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