Discoid mace-head

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 45

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .025 H. .075 W.

Accession Number

11.198

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Porphyry; black and white mottled; edge badly chipped- only 75% complete.
From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid [Mesa'eed] tomb 45, no. 1. [M/45/1]. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition