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Whetstone of Baki

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Reign:
reign of Thutmose I–early sole Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1504–1447 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb of Neferkhawet (MMA 729), east chamber, Burial of Baki (III), in coffin, bundle by feet, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
L. 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in); w. 1.8 cm (11/16 in); th. 0.8 cm (5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.66
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934–1935. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.

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