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Staff

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia, Sheikh Farag, SF 513

Dimensions

Overall: 108 x 2.6 cm (42 1/2 x 1 in.) Diameter is average.

Accession Number

23-11-653

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Long, straight stick that slightly tapers to one end. Made from dark-brown wood. One end of the staff is broken and is now lost.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag (tomb SF513), 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