First Intermediate Period or Middle Kingdom
Overall: 280 x 2.8-3.9 cm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Long, thick wooden straight staff. The staff is broken into three large fragments, two small fragments, and numerous splinters. The one preserved end is rounded.
From Sheikh Farag (tomb SF5117), 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