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Circular Basket with Conical Lid

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, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, below the Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), burial 2, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium:
Halfa grass, dyed grass, linen cord
Dimensions:
H. 17 cm (6 11/16 in); diam. 28 cm (11 in) H. of basket only 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in) D. of lid 16 cm (6 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.3.189a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1935–1936. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1936.

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