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Rivet from dagger

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Five rivets from bronze dagger. Three are corroded, two well preserved. Also two tortoise shell fragments.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1625x. 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: 1.7 x 1 cm (11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1267

Medium or Technique

Bronze, shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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