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Storage Jar from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Tutankhamun
Date:
ca. 1336–1327 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV 54), Embalming cache of Tutankhamun, Davis/Ayrton 1907
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
H. 56.3 (22 3/16 in.); Diam. 29.8 cm (11 3/4 in.) Diam. of mouth 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1909
Accession Number:
09.184.8
  • Provenance

    Excavated by Theodore M. Davis in the Valley of the Kings (KV 54), 1907. Received by Davis in the division of finds. Given by Davis to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1909.

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