Mace (or staff) head, remains of white cement inside, hollow of head filled out with black paste.
From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. S.), Tomb 24. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Nubian, Napatan Period, 369–340 B.C.
Meroe (Beg. S.), Nubia (Sudan)
a) diameter 5.1 cm (head), diameter 2.4 cm (bottom), H 5.9 cm, diameter 3.1 cm (ring around neck); b) diameter 5.0 cm (head), diameter 2.4 cm (bottom), H 5.6 cm, diameter 3.1 cm (ring around neck).
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