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Throwing stick

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .720 Length: across curve. .040 W.

Accession Number

12.1241

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Wood; each side decorated with six to seven rows of oblique incisions filled with white.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Deir. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Naga ed-Deir. N 12 / 9

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition