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Stick or club

Round, rough stick with rough cross 21 cm. from the larger end.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty, 2010–1961 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 65.4 x 6 cm (25 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.16701

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories