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Wand

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S523

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 23 cm (1 3/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2048

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Five fragments of an ivory wand. Hand is carved and in poor condition.

Provenance

From Semna, S523. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition