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Model winnower from foundation deposit of Hatshepsut

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Model wooden winnower inscribed with a horizontal row of incised hieroglyphs reading "The good god Maatkara, beloved of Amun in Deir el Bahari (Djeser Djeseru)."


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


Width x length: 1.1 x 2.2 cm (7/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits