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:
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.