Bronze spatula shaped palette knife. Probably collected in Upper Egypt, near Thebes. 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. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Corroded with fresh corrosion? Compare with F. G. Newton, 'Excavations at El-'Amarnah, 1923-24' in JEA X (1924), pl. XXIII ; Compare with Rita Freed 'Pharaohs of the Sun. Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamen' (Boston, 1999), p. 251 [no. 158] (UC24384, Dyn 18, Tell el Amarna).