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Blade for a Model Axe from a Foundation Deposit

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Senenmut (TT 353), Foundation deposit 3 and 5a, MMA excavations, 1926–27
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions:
l. 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.3.474
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926–1927. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1927.

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