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Fragments of dagger

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Bronze blade, wood and Ivory handle in fragments. Traces of cloth and other fragments.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 430-1, December 1913: 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 5.4 cm (1 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1565a-c

Medium or Technique

Bronze and ivory and wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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