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Rim and Lid of a Kohl Jar

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
Marble (green)
a: diam. 5 cm (1 15/16 in); th. 0.5 cm (3/16 in); b: diam. 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in); th. 0.5 cm (3/16 in)
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
26.8.40a, 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, 1920. Published in Christine Lilyquist, The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III, 2003, cat. 90.

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