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Scepter

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2350–2170 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Width x length of head: 9 x 2.9 cm (3 9/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1318

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Warped and now in five fragments.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2011 A III. 1936: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1937: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition