Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag
Overall: Length: 172 cm A). Length x diameter (largest piece): 56 x 3 cm (22 1/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
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Long, straight staff that is now broken into two pieces. The staff is made from a light-colored wood, which is stripped of its bark, smoothed, and is undecorated. There are knots throughout the shaft fo the staff. The top of the staff is squared, while the bottom is rounded and exhibits wear marks.
From Sheikh Farag (tomb SF5109B), Egypt; 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition