about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K321: 2
Overall: 2.5 x 4.6 cm (1 x 1 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster biconical macehead, cylindrical hole vertically part way through containing remains of wooden haft, transverse hole with remains of wooded pin for holding haft in place.
From Kerma, K321: 2. February 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition