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Variegated piriform jar and lid naming Thutmose III

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III
Medium:
Diorite, gold leaf
Dimensions:
H. 10 cm (3 15/16 in); diam. 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in); diam. of lid 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in); th. of lid 0.6 cm (1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
26.8.37a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
Purchased in Luxor with other objects presumed to be from western Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb 1, 1921. Published in Christine Lilyquist, The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III, 2003, cat. 92.

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