Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Mace head

Early Dynastic I-II
ca. 2700–2600 B.C.
Mesopotamia, Tell Agrab
2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Gifts of Lucy W. Drexel, Theodore M. Davis, Helen Miller Gould, Albert Gallatin, Egypt Exploration Fund and Egyptian Research Account, by exchange, 1950
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 402
1935-36, excavated by the Iraq Expedition of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago; ceded to the Oriental Institute in the division of finds; acquired by the Museum in 1950, through an exchange of objects with the Oriental Institute.

“Near Eastern Art,” The American Federation of Arts, New York, January 1, 1961–January 1, 1962.

Delougaz, Pinhas, and Seton Lloyd. 1942. Pre-Sargonid temples in the Diyala region. Oriental Institute publications 58, Chicago: The University of Chicago press, p. 285.
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