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Dagger hilt

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Top of dagger hilt in ivory with two bronze rivets plus fragments of wood and bronze.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 6002

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 5.2 x 1.2 x 3.3 cm (2 1/16 x 1/2 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-289b

Medium or Technique

Ivory, Bronze, Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment