Dagger pommel

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KXB

Dimensions

Handle: length: 8.4 cm; width: 5.1 cm; depth: 0.6 cm. Blade: length: 19.6 cm; width (at greatest): 1.3 cm; depth: 0.2 cm.

Accession Number

20.2078b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Oval pommel, badly weathered, with loss on one side and two holes.

Provenance

From Kerma KXB, sacrificial corridor, object 424. March 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