Pear-shaped mace head

Egyptian
Predynastic or Early Dynastic Period
3700–3100 B.C.


Dimensions

H. 4 cm, Diameter 6 cm

Accession Number

98.1018

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Provenance

From Hierakonpolis. 1898: Excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account, given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.
(Accession date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription