Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Two-Handled Jar from the Burial of Ruiu

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18, early
reign of Thutmose I–early sole Thutmose III
ca. 1504–1447 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb of Neferkhawet (MMA 729), east chamber, Burial of Ruiu (IV), by left shoulder of coffin, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Pottery, marle
H. 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934–1935. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.

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