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Handle of a model adze from foundation deposit of Hatshepsut

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


Object Place: Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Hatshepsut

Dimensions

Length: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

05.81

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Opening of the mouth implement. Inscribed in black ink.

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