A heavy bronze mace head with a long cylindrical shaft, decorated with a horizontal double, cord-like band at the top, in the middle and at the base. Similar double bands in a vertical position divide four prominent rows of spikes in the upper section.
Elamite, late 3rd millennium B.C.
Height 19.3 cm.
Dutch private collection, acquired at Christie’s London, sale 9599 of 13 May 2003, part of lot 258.