Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 5047
Overall: 101 x 2.5 cm (39 3/4 x 1 in.) (Diameter is average)
Medium or Technique
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Portion of a walking stick, made from a dark-brown wood that is stripped of its bark, smoothed, and undecorated. There are knots throughout the shaft of the staff. The top of the staff is rounded, and slightly curved, while the bottom is broken away and not preserved. Found laying diagonally across mummy in coffin 23-12-218.
From Sheikh Farag (tomb SF5047), 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