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Fragments of a wand

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A) in four pieces. B) One piece repaired. Rounded, vertically grooved. Both pieces mended. From an ivory store of Dynasty 18.

Provenance

From Abydos, 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. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

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Egypt

Dimensions

a: 18.5 x 5.8 cm (7 5/16 x 2 5/16 in.) b: Length = 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

02.807a-b

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects