Model rocker

Foundation deposit, model tool

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 95.1410



Dimensions Width 1.1cm, Height 2.2cm

Material(s) wood

Wooden model rocker inscribed with a horizontal line of incised hieroglyphs: "Good God Maat-ka-Ra, beloved of Amun of Djeser-djeseru (nṯr nfr Mȝʿ.t-kȝ-Rʿ mrjj.t Jmn m sr-ḏsrw)"The two moving sides are of thin wood in shape of rockers and are connected by nine wooden bars which pierce through the sides.

Katarzyna Kapiec


Excavated by E. Naville (Egypt Exploration Fund) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari in 1894-1895. Donated to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by the Egypt Exploration Fund in December 1895.