Ivory handle or wand

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 401

Dimensions

Overall: 15.8 x 1 x 1.3 cm (6 1/4 x 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.3068

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Round, with one end flattened and pierced.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 401. 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