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Ointment Jar

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), gold leaf
Dimensions:
H. 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in); diam. 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in); th. of lid 0.4 cm (3/16 in)
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1919 (upper part and lid); Rogers Fund, 1922 (lower part)
Accession Number:
26.8.33a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
Purchased in Luxor with other objects presumed to be from western Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb 1, (lower half) 1917, (upper half)1919.

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