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Knife blade

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Knife blade.

Provenance

From Kerma Su. 272 room L. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the 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: 20.2 cm (7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4010

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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