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Cosmetic jar

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1991–1450 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Birabi, Carnarvon/Carter excavations
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
H. 4.5 cm × H. 7.5 cm (1 3/4 × 2 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1435
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter 1910–1912. Acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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