Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 5106
Overall: 152.5 x 2.5 cm (60 1/16 x 1 in.)
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Long, straight staff, made of brown wood that is smoothed, stripped of bark, and is undecorated. The top of the staff is rounded, while the bottom is broken and not preserved. This walking stick was found placed in coffin no. 23-12-197 on the left side of the skeleton.
From Sheikh Farag (tomb SF5106), 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