Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag
Overall: 173 x 2.5 cm A) Length x diameter (largest piece): 77 x 2 cm (30 5/16 x 13/16 in.)
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Long, straight staff now broken into three pieces. The stick is made of light-brown wood, stripped of bark, smoothed, and undecorated. Both ends of the staff are squared, and exhibit no signs of wear or use.
From Sheikh Farag (tomb SF5130), 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