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Fragment of a Rounded Stick

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 1.8 x 30 cm (11/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-77

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Fragment of a round stick, possibly from a walking staff. The surface of the fragment is rough, still retains its natrual bark in some places, and is undecorated. Both ends of the stick are broken off.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 3, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition