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Fragment of wand

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Fragment from end of wand. Human hand and Hathor head in relief. Flat on back. Fine workmanship. Poor condition.

Provenance

From Semna. Room W "bb" 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, January 1928; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–19, 1550–1186 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 0.5 x 1 cm (4 15/16 x 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1188

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects