Tweezers Mounted on a Wood Block, Wood, bronze or copper alloy

Tweezers Mounted on a Wood Block

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Wood, bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions:
l. 11.1 cm (4 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.182.7e
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 119
Purchased in Luxor from Yusef Hassan by Howard Carter. Purchased by the Museum from Carter, 1912.

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. 64, fig 33.