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Handle of a staff or tool (?)

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19A

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 21 x 4 cm (8 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-705

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Cylindrical wooden object, rounded at one end, peg at other end.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit A. 1915: 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