Pommel

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIII 5 (3)

Dimensions

Overall: 5.9 x 6.5 cm (2 5/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2047

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Fragment of ivory dagger pommel, one fragment loose, badly split on all sides and dirt adhering. Complete.

Provenance

From Kerma, KIII 5 (3). 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