Flail

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb chamber south pit 7510 D

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 2.1 cm (4 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2672

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Ceremonial scourge. Two pieces: Handle jointed to bronze representation of beadwork, three pendants at end jointed to swing freely.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb chamber south pit 7510 D. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition