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Walking Stick Fragments

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag

Dimensions

Overall: 250 x 3.5 cm A) Length x width (largest piece): 51 x 2.5 cm (20 1/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-687

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Four broken pieces of an undecorated walking stick. The staff is made from a light-brown wood, that has been smoothed and stripped of its bark. Both the top and the end of the staff are not preserved.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag (tomb SF5119B), 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