A staff or baton borne by a sovereign, as a ceremonial badge or emblem of authority; a royal mace.
Hence, royal or imperial power or authority; sovereignty; as, to assume the scepter.
To endow with the scepter, or emblem of authority; to invest with royal authority.
the imperial authority symbolized by a scepter
a ceremonial or emblematic staff
Baton or insignia of authority, such as the crook, flail, " Was", or the "kherep".
A sceptre or scepter is a symbolic ornamental staff held by a ruling monarch, a prominent item of kingly regalia.