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Pommel

Nubian
Middle Kerma
2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KM 9x

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 4.1 cm (9/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2062

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Approximately 20 fragments. Fragments of lunate dagger pommel. Some dirt.

Provenance

From Kerma, K M9x. February 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