- 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
- Diorite, gold leaf
- H. 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in); diam. 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in)
lid: diam. 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in); th. 0.7 cm (1/4 in)
- Credit Line:
- Fletcher Fund, 1921
- Accession Number:
- 26.8.38a, b
A set of cosmetic jars highlighted with gold foil (26.8.29a, b–26.8.39) are associated with the grave goods of three foreign wives of Hatshepsut's nephew, Thutmose III. Most of these vessels are inscribed with the king's cartouche, marking them as royal gifts.
The inscription on this jar reads: "the Good God, Menkheperre (Thutmose III), given life."