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Upper Part of Walking Stick

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1539–1075 B.C.E.
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS Greatest diam. 13/16 x 27 3/16 in. (2 x 69 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Upper part of a wooden staff, the bark intact except for an area where it has been removed for a column of inscription: Htp d nsw ptH Xry (=d?) aHA nfr d Hs n kA n mHi wHm anx nb imAx. “Royal offering of Ptah, Lord of truth, that he might give a good life-time, stability, and praise to the ka of Mehy, repeating of life, lord of veneration.”
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Upper Part of Walking Stick, ca. 1539–1075 B.C.E. Wood, Greatest diam. 13/16 x 27 3/16 in. (2 x 69 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1833E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1833E_overall.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.1833E_overall.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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