Model adze

Foundation deposit, model tool

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 95.1416

Provenance

Description

Material(s) wood

Wooden adze model. Shape resembles the setep instrument used during Opening of the Mouth ritual (known also as meskhetyu instrument). Length 2cm.

Katarzyna Kapiec

History

Excavated by E. Naville (Egypt Exploration Fund) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari in 1894-1895. Donated to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by the Egypt Exploration Fund in December 1895.

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