Brick mold

Foundation deposit, model tool

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 22.3.252

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 28.0cm, Height 12.0cm

Material(s) wood

Wooden model of brick mold. There is a hnalde from one corner. On the side there is a horizontal inscription in incised hieroglyphs: "Good God Maat-ka-Ra, beloved of Amun, Foremost of Djeser-djeseru (nṯr nfr Mȝʿ.t-kȝ-Rʿ mrjj.t Jmn ḫntj Ḏ​sr-ḏsrw)".  

Katarzyna Kapiec

History

Excavated by the H.E. Winlock (Metropolitan Museum of Art) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari (deposit B, group B) in 1920-1922. Gained by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1922 in the division of finds (Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness gift).

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