Disc shaped mace-head

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 30

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .029 H. .105 W.

Accession Number

11.195

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Granite; white spackled with black; hole drilled through center; sharp edge badly broken.
From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 30 [M/30/5]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Tomb card missing for grave M/30.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition