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Fragments of a wand

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Fragments of an ivory wand. Hollow; incised line decoration around top. Hole in the lower edge. Comprised of several fragments (a-d).

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 77. 1901: 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: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall (largest): 16 x 4.2 cm (6 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7363

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects