Upper Part of Walking Stick
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
Greatest diam. 13/16 x 27 3/16 in. (2 x 69 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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.”
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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)
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