Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Leatherworker's Awl with a Broken Handle

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep III
Date:
ca. 1390–1353 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Malqata, Houses G-K, MMA excavations, 1910–11
Medium:
Wood, bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions:
Overall length 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in); length of blade 5 cm (1 15/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.215.456
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 120
Museum excavations, 1910–11. Acquired by the Museum in the Division of Finds, 1911.

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