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Mace head

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Circular limestone macehead, flat on one side, slightly convex on other,large hole in center with small groove around the hole on the convex side.

Provenance

From Hierakonpolis, 453-46. 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)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Hierakonpolis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 1.2 cm (3 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.1015

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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