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Pommel

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1043

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 5.5 cm (1 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2067

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Fragment of ovoid ivory dagger pommel, Corner of butt end of oval dagger pommel. Encrusted with dirt and badly split. Field # incorrect.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1043 (?), 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