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Staff, D2008.23

Physical Description

Rod, staff,whip comprising an ivory handle ca. 20cm long of circular diameter with two inset sections of a black material. The main body appears to be formed from a hide-like material with longitudinal markings on on which remains of hairs can be seen under a microscope. It has a circular cross-section, narrows overall from handle to tip, but at the very tip flares slightly.

Provenance

Acquired by donor's father

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 880 x 20 x 20mm

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