Pommel

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K317i2

Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 13.5 cm (2 1/2 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2049

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Oval pommel complete, one fragment split off, encrusted with dirt and salt. - COMPLETE

Provenance

From Kerma, K317i2. 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