<em>Pair of Clappers in Form of Human Hands</em>, ca. 1539–1190 B.C.E. Ivory, 49.58.1: 1 5/16 x 7 3/8 in. (3.3 x 18.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 49.58.1-.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.49.58.1_49.58.2_NegA_print.bw.jpg)

Pair of Clappers in Form of Human Hands

Medium: Ivory

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539–1190 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 49.58.1: 1 5/16 x 7 3/8 in. (3.3 x 18.8 cm) 49.58.2: 1 5/16 x 7 5/16 in. (3.3 x 18.5 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 49.58.1-.2

Image: CUR.49.58.1_49.58.2_NegA_print.bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pair of ivory clappers arc-shaped in the form of elongated female hands. Under side of each piece undecorated. Upper surface convex with incised bracelet at wrist. Very elongated fingers with finely worked nails. Condition: Parts of both ends missing. Some fragments of sides of both pieces broken off and replaced.

Brooklyn Museum