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Model Chisel from the Foundation Deposit for Hatshepsut's Tomb

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Hatshepsut (KV 20), Foundation deposit, Davis/Carter excavations, 1903–04
Bronze or copper alloy, wood
L. 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Theodore M. Davis excavations by Carter, 1903-1904. Acquired by Davis in the division of finds, 1903. Bequeathed to the Museum by Davis, 1915; accessioned 1930.

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