Mallet

Foundation deposit, tool

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 22.3.245

Provenance

Description

Material(s) wood

Wooden mallet with an inscription in incised hieroglyphs on the wider part: "Good God Maat-ka-Ra, beloved of Amun of Djeser-djeseru (nṯr nfr Mȝʿ.t-kȝ-Rʿ mrjj Jmn m Ḏ​sr-ḏsrw)". Length 40.1cm, diameter 16.8cm.

Katarzyna Kapiec

History

Excavated by the H.E. Winlock (Metropolitan Museum of Art) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari (deposit B, group B) in 1920-1922. Gained by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1922 in the division of finds (Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness gift).

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