Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Inscribed Chisel From Foundation Deposit 2 of Hatshepsut's Valley Temple

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, Asasif, Hatshepsut Valley Temple, Foundation Deposit 5AFD2, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions:
l. 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in); w. 1 cm (3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.10.490
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Museum excavations, 1915–16. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916.

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