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Straight staff

Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 12
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir, Khashaba excavations, 1910–11; Probably from Tomb of Ukhhotep or Hapiankhtifi
Wood, cord
l. 158.2 cm (62 5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 112
Excavated at Meir by Ahmed Kamal for Sayyid Pasha Khashaba. Acquired by Khashaba in the division of finds. Purchased from Khashaba by the Museum, 1912.

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