- Museum number
Hippopotamus ivory wand; incised representations of deities.
Length: 37 centimetres
- Curator's comments
PM I Part 2: p.842
G. Pinch, Magic in Ancient Egypt (London 1994), fig.19, 20 (lower).
J. Roberson 'The Early History of "New Kingdom" Netherworld Iconography: A Late Middle Kingdom Apotropaic Wand Reconsidered' in D Silverman et al (ed.), Archaisism and Innovation: Studies in the Culture of Middle Kingdom Egypt , 427-45 (New Haven and Philadelphia 2009).
- On display (G62/dc23)
- Exhibition history
1977 London, BM, Animals in Art
2010 4th Nov-2011 6th March, Round Reading Room BM, Book of the Dead
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number