Variation of the piriform type; carinated - squat with pronounced shoulder; large hole through center for hafting; few nicks around hole. This is a rarer form of mace head according to "Predynastic and Archaic Egypt in the Brooklyn Museum" (p. 260); object is similar to #147 in catalogue.
From Hierakonpolis, 453-44. 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)
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Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, 2750–2649 B.C., or earlier