Model rocker

Foundation deposit, model tool

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia E 1036



Material(s) wood

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

Katarzyna Kapiec


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