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Pear-shaped mace head

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Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, tomb 490/4. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition March 2, 1911; awarded to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–3, 3100–2630 B.C.

Dimensions

H. 7.8 cm, Diameter 6.8 cm

Accession Number

11.2391

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

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