Jar from the Burial of Amenhotep
- New Kingdom
- Dynasty 18
- Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
- ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, below the Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), burial of Amenhotep, Pot I, MMA excavations, 1935–36
- Pottery, paint
- H. 36 cm (14.3/16 in.); Diam. of mouth 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.); Greatest diam. 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.); D. 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1936
- Accession Number:
In the tomb of the child Amenhotep (36.3.153), six jars had been placed on either side of the coffin. The contents of the jars incidated that they had once held various liquids. Three of the jars (including 36.3.161. 36.3.164) are decorated with geometric patterns in red and black paint. One of the undecorated jars (36.3.162) still has its closure of linen cloth that covers the mouth nad has been tied in a square knot around the neck.