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Ointment Jar from a Foundation Deposit of Hatshepsut

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, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, Foundation Deposit 3 (C), MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), paint
Dimensions:
H. 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.3.48a
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Museum excavations 1923–24. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1925.

Winlock, Herbert E. 1924. "The Egyptian Expedition 1923-1924: The Museum's Excavations at Thebes." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 19, no. 12 (December, Supplement), p. 15, fig. 13.

Lythgoe, Albert M. 1924. "The Egyptian Expedition 1923-1924." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 19, no. 12 (December, Supplement), p.18, fig. 13.

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