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Model adze from foundation deposit of Thutmose III

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III
1479–1425 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, Temple of Tuthmosis III's Hathor chapel

Accession Number

59.1068

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Wooden model of an adze (opening of the mouth implement), inscribed with the name of the temple of Thutmose III at Deir el-Bahari.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bahari, temple of Tuthmosis III [J. Lipinska]; by 1959: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1959: Given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer