Wooden mallet



Accession Number
EC33
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Maths and writing case, Writing
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Carpenters and sculptors tools, Mallet
Material
Wood
Measurements
Length: 25mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A wooden mallet. Baton-shaped mallets are known from all periods and are more common than the hammer-shaped examples. They were used for agriculture, woodworking, stone-working, etc.

Bibliography

Doll, S.K. In 'Egypt's Golden Age. The Art of Living In The New Kingdom' 1982. The Museum of Fine Arts Boston p 54.