Hoe blade



Accession Number
EC41
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Agricultural equipment, Hoe
Period
New Kingdom
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Measurements
length 9cm | width 6.6cm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Copper alloy hoe blade. 9cm long. Red lettering 14080 AS/- on blade (now illegible). New Kingdom. A similar blade was found at Amarna (Frankfort and Pendlenury, 1933. 'The City of Akhenaten II' pl. 47.1.)

Wellcome Number
A64589
Other Identity
14080 AS/-
Auction
J. C. Stevens. Auction and Sale Rooms: 15 Jun 1920, Lot 271
Auction Details
Two bronze hoes
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 12 Sep 2021

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