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Dagger pommel

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Copper blade (bent) with raised rib; two out of three rivets remaining. Portions of ivory handle.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. SF 168. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 1980–1630 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Length of blade: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3778b

Medium or Technique

Copper, ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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