Ax From a Foundation Deposit, 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, forecourt, Foundation Deposit 3, 4, 5 (B, C, D), MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium: Wood (tamarix), Bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions: l. 58 cm (22 13/16 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number: 25.3.129

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