Model chisel

Foundation deposit, model tool

Collezioni Egittologiche dell'Università di Pisa, Pisa

Provenance

Picture/Drawing

Description

Dimensions Width 14.5cm

Material(s) bronze

Miniature bronze chisel, narrow with straight cutting edge. Decorated with incised inscription "good god Men-kheper-Ra beloved of Amun-Ra" (nṯr nfr Mn-ḫpr-Rʿ mrj Jmn-Rʿ).

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk

History

Object was purchased on the antiquities market in 2001 and donated to the collections by Monica Benvenuti from Livorno.

Bibliography

  • Silvano F., Hatshepsut e Thutmosi III nelle Collezioni Egittologiche dell Università di Pisa, Egitto e Vicino Oriente XXIX, 2006, 69-74, fig. 8, no. 8