<em>Mace Head in the Form of a Hippopotamus Head</em>, ca. 3200 B.C.E.-2900 B.C.E. Dolomitic limestone, 1 11/16 x 2 7/16 in. (4.3 x 6.2 cm). Anonymous loan, L58.2.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.L58.2.1_erg3.jpg)

Mace Head in the Form of a Hippopotamus Head

Medium: Dolomitic limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 3200 B.C.E.-2900 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 11/16 x 2 7/16 in. (4.3 x 6.2 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: L58.2.1

Image: CUR.L58.2.1_erg3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Ears, eyes, and tusks in relief; bulbous jaw. Pierced vertically through center of head. Very fine work.

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