Fragments of a Walking Staff
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farak
Length x width (largest piece): 47 x 2.8 cm (18 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Long, straight, wooden staff. The staff is broken into six large and five small fragments. It is made from a light-colored wood with dark reddish brown bark. The top end of the staff is squared, while the bottom is rounded and exhibits slight wear marks.
From Sheikh Farag (tomb SF5117), Egypt; 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition