Fragment of a scepter handle
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
Overall: 9.3 x 3.7 x 3cm (3 11/16 x 1 7/16 x 1 3/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment of a scepter (?), oval in section, originally covered with a vitreous white glaze. Each face bears a vertical column of inscription reading “the good god, lord of the two lands, Khnumibra, the son of Re, Amasis,” with feather pattern at sides.
By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.
Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer