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Blade complete (a), four rivets in place. Five loose rivets from pommel fastening (b,c,d,e,f).

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1801-7, February 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 33.1 x 3 cm (13 1/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1465a-f

Medium or Technique

Bronze or copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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