Chisel

Foundation deposit, tool

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 22.3.248

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 2.5cm

Material(s) wood, copper alloy

Chisel made of copper alloy (flat blade) and wood (handle). Not inscribed. Length 21.7cm.

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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