Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
A NORDIC PORPHYRY MACE HEAD
NEOLITHIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3000 B.C.
Disk-shaped with rounded edges, the sides sloping down from the central circular perforation
3¾ in. (9.6 cm.) diameter
Lawrence Sunde Collection, Copenhagen.
The Christensen Fund; Christie's, London, 7 July 1993, lot 32 (part).
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For a similar example see no. 256, p. 99 in Glob, Danish Antiquities: Late Stone Age, vol. II.
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