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Carpenter's Adze from a Foundation Deposit for Hatshepsut's 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, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, Foundation Deposit 1 (A), Egypt Exploration Fund, 1894–95
Medium: Wood, bronze or copper alloy, leather
Dimensions: L. of handle 19.6 cm (7 11/16 in.) L. of blade 15.7 cm (6 3/16 in.) ; W. 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)
Credit Line: Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1896
Accession Number: 96.4.7

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