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Clappers in the shape of hands

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Two castanets or clappers in the shape of hands. Somewhat cracked and broken.

Provenance

From Semna, S533. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 3 cm (6 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1986a-c

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments, Idiophones