Staff of Amunmose
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
The single column of text relates that this staff was an "offering to Amun by the craftsman of the Princess Baket-Amun, may she live, Amunmose."
ca. 1336-1295 B.C.E.
late XVIII Dynasty
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Staff of Amunmose, ca. 1336-1295 B.C.E. Wood, Length: 28 1/16 in. (71.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1830E. Creative Commons-BY
installation, West Wing gallery 8 installation, CUR.37.1830E_wwg8.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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Curved wooden staff with single column of incised hieroglyphic text. The text records the staff is an “offering to Amun (by) the craftsman of the king’s daughter, Bkt’Imn, may she live, of Pa-ta-en-hut, ‘Imn-ms”.
Condition: Scratches, chips, and dents.
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