About this object

Bronze spatula shaped palette knife. Probably collected in Upper Egypt, near Thebes.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1352 BC - 1336 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    William Frankland Hood
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1851 - 1861
  • Measurements
    3 mm x 45 mm x 275 mm
  • Note
    Compare with Rita Freed 'Pharaohs of the Sun. Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamen' (Boston, 1999), p. 251 [no. 158] (UC24384, Dyn 18, Tell el Amarna); Com

    Part of a small group of objects from the William Hood collection, found at Nettleham Hall in a box after the sale of his collection at Sotheby's 11 November 1924. pare with F. G. Newton, 'Excavations at El-'Amarnah, 1923-24' in JEA X (1924), pl. XXIII [2].
  • Related people
    William Frankland Hood (Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner)

Explore related


  • Sotheby's Auction House Sale of the Hood Collection 11 November 1924

    Start date: 1924-11-11
    End date: 1924-11-11
    Description: Sale of the Important Collection of Egyptian Antiquities etc formed by the Late Rev. W. Frankland Hood During the Years 1851-1861.


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