Model rocker

Foundation deposit, model tool

The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London UC 15870



Material(s) wood

Wooden model rocker with the incised hieroglyphic inscription: "Good God Maat-ka-Ra, beloved of Amun, Foremost of Djeser-djeseru (nṯr nfr Mȝʿ.t-kȝ-Rʿ mrjj.t Jmn ḫntj Ḏ​sr-ḏsrw)". The two moving sides are of thin wood in shape of rockers and are connected bynine  wooden bars which pierce through the sides; length 23.3cm.

Katarzyna Kapiec


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