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Model shawl from foundation deposit of Hatshepsut

Miniature linen shawl, with fringe on one side and folded. One of three.

Provenance

From Thebes, Valley of the Kings, tomb of Queen Hatshepsut. 1904: Excavated by Theodore M. Davis. March 1904; awarded to Theodore M. Davis by the Egyptian government; given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis, July 6, 1905. (Accession Date: July 6, 1905)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis

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

Object Place

Thebes, Egypt

Accession Number

05.73

Medium or Technique

Linen

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits