Carpenter's Chisel from a Foundation Deposit for Hatshepsut's Temple, Wood, bronze or copper alloy

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
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Museum excavations, 1920-1922. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1922.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 86.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 85, fig. 47.