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Pommel

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN B27

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 7.5 cm (9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2060

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Fragments of oval ivory dagger pommel. Six fragments with some staining and encrustation.

Provenance

From Kerma KN (?) B 27. 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