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Model chisel from foundation deposit of Hatshepsut

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Bronze thin blade and wooden handle with cartouche.

Provenance

From the tomb of Hatshepsut, Valley of the Kings. 1904: excavated by Theodore M. Davis; awarded to Theodore M. Davis in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis, July 6, 1905.

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis

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

Findspot

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.79

Medium or Technique

Bronze, wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits