Foundation deposit, model tool
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Cairo JE 49177
Wooden model tool. The two moving sides are of thin wood in shape of rockers and were connected originally by wooden bars which pierce through the sides. Uninscribed.
HistoryExcavated by the H.E. Winlock (Metropolitan Museum of Art) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari in 1923-1924. Gained by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1925 in the division of finds (Rogers Fund).
- Weinstein James Morris, Foundation Deposits in Ancient Egypt, unpublished PhD thesis, University of Pennsylvania 1973, 158-159$
- Winlock Herbert Eustis, The Egyptian Expedition 1923-1924, in: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 19.12, 1924, 16$
- Roehrig Catharine H., The Foundation Deposits of Hatshepsut's Mortuary Temple at Deir el-Bahari, in: Dorman Peter F., Bryan Betsy M., Galán José M. (eds.), Occasional Proceedings of the Theban Workshop. Creativity and Innovation in the Reign of Hatshepsut. Papers from the Theban Workshop 2010, Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization 69, Chicago 2014, 149