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Round Dagger Pommel with Scalloped Edges

12th–13th century
Copper alloy, enamel
Diam. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 370
Gay, Victor. Glossaire Archéologique : du Moyen âge et de la Renaissance. Paris: Librairie de la Société bibliographie, 1928. p. 254 (similar pommel, called "dagger pommel, 12th century", in Pauilhac Collection, Paris).

La Rocca, Donald J. "Sword and Dagger Pommels Associated with the Crusades: Part I." Metropolitan Museum Journal 46 (2011). p. 136–37, fig. 10.

Dundas, Roger. "Pommel: A Crusaders Sword." Arms Cavalcade: Journal of the Antique Arms Collectors Society of Australia (July 2016). pp. 28–29, ill.

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