Mace head

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Teti
2350–2338 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Saqqara

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.8 x 5.4 cm (2 11/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.602

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Wood, pear-shaped. Of King Teti, the first King of Dynasty 6.

Provenance

From Saqqara, near the pyramid of King Teti. 1906: excavated by Cecil Firth in the cemeteries around the royal pyramid; 1924: given to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Gift of Service des Antiquités d'Égypte