About this object

Bronze model of a hoe. One of two. Purchased at Sotheby's 15 December 1924 (Amherst Collection) lot 143.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1295 BC
  • Materials
    Bronze
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Lord Amherst
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1924 before
  • Measurements
    60 mm x 20 mm x 24 mm
  • Related people
    William Amhurst Tyssen-Amherst ( Collector); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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