Many representations of such sceptres occur on the walls of the painted tombs of Etruria.
The British Museum, the Vatican, and the Louvre possess Etruscan sceptres of gold, most elaborately and minutely ornamented.
It was also used by victorious generals who received the title of imperator, and its use as a symbol of delegated authority to legates apparently was revived in the marshal’s baton.
In the First Persian Empire, the Biblical Book of Esther mentions the sceptre of the King of Persia.
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