About this object

Mason's mallet with wide groove around centre suggesting it has been much used.

Donated by Flinders Petrie in 1927 with a provenance of "XII Dynasty". Lahun?

Object specifics

  • Type
    Tools
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Lahun
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    William Matthew Flinders Petrie
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Lahun
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    300 mm x 140 mm
  • Related people
    William Matthew Flinders Petrie (Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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