Carpenter's Chisel 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 2b (B), MMA excavations, 1921–22
Medium: Wood, bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions: L. 33.7 cm (13 1/4 in.); w. 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number: 22.3.247

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