New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Overall: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wooden heka scepter with a tenon in the handle, indicating that it would have been held by a cult statue (or on a coffin). Goes with 03.1645?
3 pieces of a second handle labeled 03.1644a-c; wood and carving similar. Missing top. Not mentioned on accession card, but clearly matching and labeled so.
Said to be from Gurna. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group ( 03.1644-03.1645) for £1/10s. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund