Kohl Tube with the Names of Amenhotep III and Queen Tiye
reign of Amenhotep III
ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
L. 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in); diam. 1.9 cm (3/4 in)
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
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.