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Mace head

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Round, with hole in center

Provenance

From Semna, fort, Room S CCXXVI. 1924: 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,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 2.1 x 8 cm (13/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2249

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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