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Tool. Model knife (of same type as 14-1-830). Bronze, blade and handle in one piece.

Provenance

From Kerma - K 1600 C 5. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1797

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment