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Pommel

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1001

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 5 cm (1 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2052

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Several fragments from middle of oval dagger pommel. Approximately eight fragments of ivory along with copper fragments.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1001. 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