Model tool from foundation deposit of Hatshepsut

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tomb of Queen Hatshepsut

Dimensions

Length: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

05.78

Medium or Technique

Wood, bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Long, thin bronze blade with wooden handle. Inscribed with cartouches. Part of the foundation deposit of Hatshepsut.

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