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Mace fragment

Fragment of mace head? some rust and corrosion; Bronze covered ball of iron? with an iron rod in the middle?

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR XV; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 297–284 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3.1 x 4.2 x 0 cm (1 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-128

Medium or Technique

Bronze and Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing