Inscribed Chisel From Foundation Deposit 2 of Hatshepsut's Valley 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, el-Asasif, Hatshepsut Valley Temple, Foundation Deposit 5AFD2, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium: Bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions: l. 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in); w. 1 cm (3/8 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number: 16.10.490

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