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Fragments of walking stick

Fragments of a staff with round head inlaid with veneer of different woods, red, brown, black, dull yelow, olive gray, round heads recorded as 3.5cm, now not visible. Originally longest piece 80 cm long.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 308 January 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.) Dia 1.6

Accession Number

23-1-394

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories