Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
ca. 1478-1458 B.C.E.
2 x 3 3/8 x 9 in. (5.1 x 8.5 x 22.8 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
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Model Rocker, 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
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 9/6/2007
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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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