Near Eastern Ceremonial Macehead

GBP 300.00

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Object Description

A Near Eastern ceremonial macehead, carved from beautiful dappled granite. The macehead has a tapered shape with a convex top leading to a conical body with a flattened base. There is a shaft channel running vertically through the centre of the piece. The granite contains a variety of hues creating a dappled effect, including white, black, and grey. The stone is polished and retains a beautiful shine. There are some small areas of rougher surface texture due to age and also some earthly encrustations which is present over the exterior and coating the interior of the channel.

Date: Circa 3rd – 1st Millenium BC

Object Condition

Excellent Condition. Some earthly encrustation visible to the surface along with minor abrasions consistent with age.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:5.5 x H:8.0 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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