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Model Seive from a Foundation Deposit for Hatshepsut's Temple

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, S.E. corner, Foundation Deposit 2b (B), MMA excavations, 1921–22
Diam. 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in); h. 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
For other objects found in Hatshepsut's temple foundation deposits, see 22.3.245, 25.3.40, 25.3.46a, b, 27.3.198.
Museum excavations, 1920-1922. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1922.

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