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Circular Cosmetic Box with a Swivel Lid

Period: New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 18, early
Reign: reign of Thutmose II–Early Joint reign
Date: ca. 1492–1473 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Hatnefer and Ramose (below TT 71), coffin III, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium: Wood
Dimensions: Overall box: h. 5 cm ( 1 15/16 in.); w. (with tabs) 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.); greatest diam. 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); diam. of base 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.) Lid: th. 0.4 cm (3/16 in.); diam. 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.3.11

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