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Storage jar with lid

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) jar, limestone lid
Dimensions:
Jar: h. 20 cm (7 7/8 in); diam. 21 cm (8 1/4 in) Lid: h. 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); diam. 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
26.8.19a, 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, 1919.

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