Pommel: Trapezoidal ivory pommel. Two large fragments loose at butt end. Otherwise, in good condition. Some surface staining and red ochre. Two rivets attached. One large rivet unattached. Blade: Copper-bronze blade. Two rivets attached. Some encrustation but in good condition.
From Kerma, KIV no. 401. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.