Pommel

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1033

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 16 cm (2 15/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2056

Medium or Technique

ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Large dagger pommel broken in half with one side missing. Stained brown. Large area of center also missing. Weathered on broken edge.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1033. 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