Model hoe

Foundation deposit, hoe

The Oriental Institute Museum, Chicago E 9414

Provenance

Description

Material(s) wood


Model wooden hoe made of two separate pieces, thicker one of which is pierced through at an angle for insertion of thinner piece. There are special notches for cord. On the thicker piece there is a hieroglyphic inscription with Hatshepsut's cartouche. Dimensions 29.9 x 29.3cm.

Katarzyna Kapiec

History

Excavated by E. Naville (Egypt Exploration Fund) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari in 1894-1895.

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Accession Number: 138. 

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