Mallet

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Dimensions

Width x length: 14.5 x 27.5 cm (5 11/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1159

Medium or Technique

Wood

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Perfect condition; surface worn by long usage; two cracks.

Provenance

Dishasha. Excavated by W. M. Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1898.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription