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Straight staff

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir, Khashaba excavations, 1910–11; Probably from Tomb of Ukhhotep or Hapiankhtifi
Medium:
Wood, cord
Dimensions:
l. 158.2 cm (62 5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.182.63
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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