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Mace head fragment

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Fragment of mace head, polished

Provenance

Gebel Barkal B501. 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 to Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia(Sudan)

Dimensions

3.2 x 3.7 cm (1 1/4 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2240

Medium or Technique

Granite, white with black inclusions

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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