Kherep Scepter

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .133 Length: .05 W.

Accession Number

13.3809

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

The “kherep” scepter emblem of command. Painted with eyes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: 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.

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F. / 170

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition