Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag
Overall: 175 x 2.8 cm (diameter average) A). Length x diameter (larger fragment): 83 x 3 cm (32 11/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
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Long, straight walking stick, now broken into two pieces. Made from a light-colored wood that is stripped of its bark, is smoothed, and undecorated. Both ends of the staff are rounded.
From Sheikh Farag (tomb SF5114), Egypt; 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition