About this object

Mason's mallet with wide groove around centre suggesting it has been much used. The provenance is not recorded but is similar to other examples excavated at Deshasheh and Deir el-Bahri.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Tools
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Dynasty 18
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    300 mm x 140 mm
  • Related people

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