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Black and green faience oval-shaped rattle resembling a hedgehog (?). The bottom is flattened and the top is rounded. The sound is muffled.


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Musical instruments
  • Findspot
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    JE: 5 cm; CG: 5.2 x 2.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Catalogue General number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    From excavations of Hermann Junker. Registered in JE March 3, 1927.
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_X_Sp368LR; EMC_CG_069201-069852_073lr; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Hermann Junker; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_CG_69719

Full Bibliography

  • Hickmann, Hans. Catalogue general des antiquites egyptiennes du Musee du Caire. Nos. 69201-69852. Instruments de musicque. 1949. 73.

Photos 3

People 1

Modern People

  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1