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Ointment Jar

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, Foundation Deposit 1 (A), Egypt Exploration Fund, 1894–95
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
h. 9 cm (3 9/16 in); diam. 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1896
Accession Number:
96.4.10a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Naville Excavations sponsored by the Egypt Exploration Fund. Acquired by the EEF in the division of finds. Given by the EEF to the Museum for its contribution to the excavations, 1896.

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