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Staff

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period or Middle Kingdom


Dimensions

Overall: 280 x 2.8-3.9 cm.

Accession Number

23-11-655

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Long, thick wooden straight staff. The staff is broken into three large fragments, two small fragments, and numerous splinters. The one preserved end is rounded.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag (tomb SF5117), Egypt; 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition