Model Adze, Bronze or copper alloy, wood, leather

Model Adze

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, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Hatshepsut (KV 20), Foundation deposit, Davis/Carter excavations, 1903–04
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy, wood, leather
Dimensions:
L. 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
30.8.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Theodore M. Davis excavations by Carter, 1903-1904. Acquired by Davis in the division of finds, 1903. Bequeathed to the Museum by Davis, 1915; accessioned 1930.

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.103.