Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)
Length x diameter: 68 x 2 cm (26 3/4 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of eight such sticks found in the tomb of Djehutynakht. Short staff made from light-brown wood. One end is bulbous, while the other is squared. There are three incised lines on the staff, one at the top and two at the bottom.
From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition