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Mace head (?) or thumb ring (?)

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Electrum. Heavy mace head shape, Thumb guard or mace head?

Provenance

From Gammai, Mound E, Bronze Box. Lent by Mrs. Oric Bates, Aug. 14, 1924

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Gammai, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 4.3 cm (1 3/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.125

Medium or Technique

Haemetite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing