Mace head

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7200

Dimensions

Stone: 7.1 x 6.5 cm (2 13/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-4-2

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Half a piriform mace head with central hole. White. Very battered or eroded in one spot on good side. Inscribed with a Horus falcon atop a “serekh” with the name of Khafre incised

Provenance

From: Giza G 7200 : debris
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