Art/ Collection/ Art Object


New Kingdom
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, forecourt, Foundation Deposit 5 (E), MMA excavations, 1923–24
Wood, bronze or copper alloy, leather
l. handle 27.5 cm (10 13/16 in); l. blade 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in); w. blade 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Museum excavations 1923–24. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1925.

Winlock, Herbert E. 1924. "The Egyptian Expedition 1923-1924: The Museum's Excavations at Thebes." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 19, no. 12 (December, Supplement), p. 15, fig. 14.

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