A pear shaped mace-head of red breccia: with a carefully polished surface. The vertical perforation bears the marks of rotary drilling, carried out in one direction from the bottom to the top.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 6.9 centimetres
- Diameter: 6.3 centimetres (max)
Nicholson and Shaw, Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology (Cambridge 2000), p. 43
incomplete - no handle. Good condition
14 May 1993
Surface dirt and lettering.
Cleaned using linament of soap removed with white spirit and swabbed over with acetone. Renumbered on base with Rowney Cryla-flow artists acrylic paints. Treatment effective.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA63642
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