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Fragment of a handle or staff (?)

Fragment of a cylindrical object of ebony, flat on bottom.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

2 x 3.1 cm (13/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-652

Medium or Technique

Ebony wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments