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Pommel

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 5534-1

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2061

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Lunate dagger pommel. Split in half with brown encrustation along with one rivet and many chips.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 5534-1. March 1915: 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