Cap of Staff

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. 0.034

Accession Number

37.1316

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Copper cap for a wooden staff. Inside, six nails and fragments of wood are preserved.

Provenance

From Giza, G 1404 A. 1935: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition