Egyptian Banded Alabaster Mace Head

Item Description

C. 3500-3000 BC – Pre-Dynastic

An interesting piriform alabaster mace head with a cylindrical drill hole in the centre for the wooden shaft. This round or “piriform” mace head replaced the disk-type mace during the Naqada II period of Pre-Dynastic Egypt and was used throughout Egypt and the Levante.

In excellent condition with typical surface marks and intact.

Provenance: Ex G. Bingham Collection, Utah. Ex American Gallery, 2012.

Size: 38mm x 64mm



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