Pommel

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1038:20

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 11 cm (2 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2055

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Pommel from a dagger, broken at one end. White and brown encrustation. Good condition.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1038:20. 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