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Large Krater with Strap Handles

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Probably from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III (Wadi D, Tomb 1)
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) (crystalline and banded travertine, CL 2003)
Dimensions:
H. 22.8 cm (9 in); diam. 17 cm (6 11/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
26.8.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
Probably from western Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb 1, found during World War I. Purchased from Howard Carter, 1917. Accessioned with other objects presumed to be from the same tomb, 1926.

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