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Model hoe from foundation deposit of Hatshepsut

Wood, inscribed like 95.1410.

Provenance

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at the temple of Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahari; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society December 1895.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, 1473–1458 B.C.

Object Place

Thebes, Egypt

Accession Number

95.1411

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits