Serpent wand

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 13, Shaft A

Dimensions

Length: 24.8 cm (9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.11941

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 13, shaft A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 1915; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition