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Rivet from dagger

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Two rivets from bronze dagger. The larger rivet is corroded and thicker in diameter.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1600 C(4). 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, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 0.9 cm (1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1167

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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