Pommel made of antlers

Foto: AMHMiddle Age

Hamburg Archaeological Museum

Hamburg Archaeological Museum
Hamburg, Germany

This pommel was made of antlers from a red deer. It is special among the finds from Hamburg. Comparable parts of hilts made of bone, ivory or antlers have primarily been found in what is now Poland.


  • Title: Pommel made of antlers
  • Creator: Foto: AMH
  • Date: Middle Age
  • Location: Hamburg-Altstadt, Große Reichenstraße
  • Provenance: Archäologisches Museum Hamburg Stadtmuseum Harburg|Helms-Museum
  • Type: weapon
  • Medium: Iron

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