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Piriform mace head

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I (Amratian) 3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed)

Dimensions

Diameter 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3802

Medium or Technique

Pegmatitic hornblende diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) Tomb 756 [M/756/3]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition