Jug with rope pattern
- New Kingdom
- Dynasty 18
- reign of Thutmose III
- ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III
- Crystalline and banded travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
- H. 20.7 cm (8 1/8 in); diam. 15 cm (5 7/8 in)
- Credit Line:
- Fletcher Fund, 1919
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
This handled pitcher is an ointment jar. Handled jugs were included in sets of jars for the seven sacred oils as early as Dynasty 4, approximately a thousand years before this one was made.