Clapper in the form of a human arm and hand

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 0.7 x 19.6 cm (1 1/16 x 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-106

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments

Clapper wearing bracelet, flat below, rounded above, pierced at upper end.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag, tomb 5415, debris in eastern chamber. 1923:excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition