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Head of scepter or staff

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The "kherep" scepter emblem of command. Painted with eyes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: 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. Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F. / 170

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .133 Length: .05 W.

Accession Number

13.3809

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories