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Ancient Art

Dagger Pommel and Guard

7th century A.D.

Bronze

Pommel: 2 × 4.7 × 1 cm (13/16 × 1 7/8 × 3/8 in.) guard: 1.1 × 3.7 × 1.6 cm (7/16 × 1 7/16 × 5/8 in.)
Gift of Thomas T. Solley, B.A. 1950
2002.15.11
Geography: 
Country Sweden
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Swedish, Vendel
Period: 
Migration Period
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Provenance: 

Michael Ward Gallery, New York; Thomas T. Solley (1924–2006), Bloomington, Ind., to 2002; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2002,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2003): 132.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.