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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Photo of the Day: The face on the mace

The Emory mace is one of the University's most valued talismans. Given to Emory in 1965 by D.V.S., the Emory College senior honor society, the mace makes its most frequent appearances at Commencement. The image above reveals just a portion of the mace (albeit an extremely neat portion of it ... that skeleton is a reference, of course, to Dooley).

For other images of the mace, click here and here. Emory Magazine Editor Paige Parvin 96G wrote a great biography of the mace, too. It warms one's old bones ...

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