Two mace heads mounted on wooden handles in the Archaeological Museum of Novgorod, Russia. These examples are dated from the 13th to 14th centuries.


Mace -Russian, булава [Bulava]
Belarusian, Мейс
Bulgarian, жезъл
Polish, buława
Czech, Muškátový květ
Slovak, Muškátový kvet
Serbian, Маче
Croatian, buzdovan
Macedonian, Боздоган boz-dou-gun

Mace heads dating from the 11th to the 13th centuries at various sites in Russia. (Kolchin 1985:Figure 129).

Two mace heads dating from the 12th to 13th century illustrated by Kolchin (1985:Figure 130.1-2).
Kolchin, B. A.
1985 Archaeology of the USSR: city, castle, village. Institute of Archaeology, Moscow. [in Russian]
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