Stick

Egyptian


Dimensions

Diameter x length: 1.0 x 31.3 cm (3/8 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4325

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects

Two black painted rings in middle, and part of two more where the stick is broken; both ends jagged. In two pieces, broken at the mid-point. Evidence of modern glue at join. One piece is unlabeled. Possibly a model arrow (?).

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way