This is a domestic brush.
It is from Egypt but the exact location is unknown. Women must have spent a lot of their time sweeping and dusting to keep their houses clean. Floors were sprinkled with water to keep the dust down whilst sweeping, or water and natron to keep insects at bay. This brush shows clear signs of use. This is a domestic brush. It is made from reed. It is over 3,300 years old, dating to the 18th Dynasty (1550-1295 BCE) in the New Kingdom Period.