<em>Model Rocker</em>, ca. 1478-1458 B.C.E. Wood, 2 x 3 3/8 x 9 in. (5.1 x 8.5 x 22.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 02.226. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.02.226_erg456.jpg)

Model Rocker

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1478-1458 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 x 3 3/8 x 9 in. (5.1 x 8.5 x 22.8 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 02.226

Image: CUR.02.226_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Model wooden ‘rocker’ presumably for moving large stones. The two moving sides are of thin wood in shape of rockers and are connected by six (originally seven) crudely cut wooden bars which pierce through the sides. Inner side of one rocker incised with single column of inscription. Condition: End of one rocker missing. One cross bar missing. Inscription broken. Wood very dry.

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