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Pommel

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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

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

20.2047

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Swords, Daggers, Knives