Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pedj-aha (bent) staff

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir, Tomb of Ukhhotep or Hapiankhtifi, Khashaba excavations, 1910–11; Probably from Tomb of Ukhhotep or Hapiankhtifi
Medium:
Wood, cord
Dimensions:
l. 49 cm (19 5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.182.69
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.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 279, fig. 181; p. 282.

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