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Pole

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 5202

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 280 cm (2 9/16 x 110 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-189

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Heavy pole, perhaps used as carrying pole but laid on floor of grave chamber to serve as slide-way for coffin.

Provenance

From: Sheikh Farag 5202

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition