Model rocker

Foundation deposit, model tool

Musées Royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, Brussels E643



Dimensions Width 9,5cm, Height 5.0cm

Material(s) wood

Model wooden rocker. The two moving sides are of thin wood in shape of rockers and are connected by seven wooden bars which pierce through the sides. Length 22 cm. Two almost the same inscriptions - different notation of the temple name - according to Seelers[1]:

1. Good God Maat-ka-Ra, beloved of Amun of Djeser-djeseru (nṯr nfr Mȝʿ.t-kȝ-Rʿ mrjj Jmn m sr-ḏsrw)

2. Good God [...] beloved of Amun of Djeser-djeseru (nṯr nfr [...] mrjj Jmn m sr-ḏsrw)


  1. ^ 1044: Recueil des inscriptions égyptiennes des Musées royaux du Cinquantenaire à Bruxelles - - 1923 - Seelers, Louis. 

Katarzyna Kapiec


Excavated by E. Naville (Egypt Exploration Fund) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari in 1894-1895.



See also Egyptian Global Museum.