Walking Stick Inscribed for the Chief Craftsman of Amen, Aha-tu-aa
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Wood, ebony, ivory, paste
ca. 1272-1095 B.C.E.
Dynasty 19 to Dynasty 20
Diam. 13/16 x 13 5/16 in. (2.1 x 33.8 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Walking Stick Inscribed for the Chief Craftsman of Amen, Aha-tu-aa, ca. 1272-1095 B.C.E. Wood, ebony, ivory, paste, Diam. 13/16 x 13 5/16 in. (2.1 x 33.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.277E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.1833E_37.277E_37.278E_glass_bw_SL1.jpg)
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Upper part of wooden staff of The Chief Craftsman (or artist) of Amen, ‘h3-tw-‘3 (Aha-tu-aa). Cylindrical form capped by four disks alternately of ivory and ebony. Near top edge of shaft inlaid scene of owner worshipping the Theban Triad. Inlaid offering formula to Amen and Ptah down front of staff. Presumably a funerary piece.
Condition: Good. Small and scattered sections of inlay (paste?) missing.
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