Flat mace-head

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 25

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.5 x 9.7 cm (1 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.196

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 [Mesa'eed] tomb 25, no. 6 [M/25/6]. 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