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Kohl Tube with the Names of Amenhotep III and Queen Tiye

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep III
Date:
ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
L. 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in); diam. 1.9 cm (3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1669
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 119
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

Mace, Arthur C. 1911. "The Murch Collection of Egyptian Antiquities." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 6, no. 1 (January, Supplement), p. 16, fig. 9.

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