11 December 2003
A BACTRIAN STONE AND LEAD MACE
Circa Late 3rd-Early 2nd Millennium B.C.
The cylindrical shaft dark gray in color, one end flanged, the other inserted into a lead mace head of globular form with seventeen vertical ribs
37¼ in. (94.6 cm.) high
Acquired by the current owner in the mid 1990s.
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