Model chisel 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: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.75

Medium or Technique

Bronze, wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Long, thin blade, wooden handle inscribed 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