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Fragment of a wand

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Fragment of an ivory wand; indications of round, tapering shape, vertically grooved (fluted); brittle and somewhat discolored. From an ivory store in Osiris Temenos.


From Abydos, ivory store in Osiris Temenos. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.


Abydos, Egypt


Overall: 11.5 x 3.5 cm (4 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects