Piriform mace head
Naqada I (Amratian) 3850–3650 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Mes / 756
Diameter 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pegmatitic hornblende diorite
Not On View
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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition