Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Length: 103.5 cm (40 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Long, straight staff that is now broken into four pieces. The top of the staff is rounded, while the bottom is squared, and exhibits no signs of wear. The wood is stained dark on the outside, possibly due to funerary resins. The end of the staff is warped.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition