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Pole

Heavy pole, perhaps used as carrying pole but laid on floor of grave chamber to serve as slide-way for coffin.

Provenance

From: Sheikh Farag 5202

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 280 cm (2 9/16 x 110 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-189

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories