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Ointment jar from a Foundation Deposit of Hatshepsut's Valley Temple

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Hatshepsut Causeway, Foundation Deposit (secondary dep. 14-60), Carnarvon excavations, 1912
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
H. 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1433a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, 1912. Acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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