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Jewelry box

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose II to Early Joint reign
Date:
ca. 1492–1473 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, below the Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), burial 2, in basket, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium:
Cypress, boxwood
Dimensions:
H. 7.9 cm ( 3 1/8 in); w. 14 cm (5 1/2 in); d. 14 cm (5 1/2 in)
measurements taken in 1990s
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.3.199
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1935–1936. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1936.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part II: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 196, 197.

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