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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Clapper
Date Made:1570-1293 BCE (New Kingdom, Dynasty 18)
Type:Musical Instrument
Materials:Hippopotamus ivory
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Thebes (possibly)
Measurements:Overall: 1/4 in x 9 7/8 in x 3 1/8 in; .6 cm x 25.1 cm x 7.9 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1910.20.A.M
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Clapper in shape of human hand and arm, one of a pair.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; bodies; human; music; musical instruments

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