Requires Photography

Staff

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 5106

Dimensions

Overall: 152.5 x 2.5 cm (60 1/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-198

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Long, straight staff, made of brown wood that is smoothed, stripped of bark, and is undecorated. The top of the staff is rounded, while the bottom is broken and not preserved. This walking stick was found placed in coffin no. 23-12-197 on the left side of the skeleton.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag (tomb SF5106), 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