Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 51A
Diameter and length: 0.7 x 5.1 cm (1/4 x 2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood, gold foil
Not On View
This is a wooden handle, painted black, with gold foil at the tip. The top end has a small rectangular projection for insertion into a small mirror, flail or etc. that would have been attached.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 51, pit A. 1915: 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