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Disc shaped mace-head

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Granite; white spackled with black; hole drilled through center; sharp edge badly broken. From Mesa'eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 30 [M/30/5]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Tomb card missing for grave M/30.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .029 H. .105 W.

Accession Number

11.195

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Axes, Maces, Clubs