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Title: Ointment jar of Sithathoryunet
Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12
Reign: reign of Senwosret II–Amenemhat III
Date: ca. 1887–1813 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Fayum Entrance Area, Lahun, Tomb of Sithathoryunet (BSA Tomb 8), BSAE excavations 1914
Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) (very high quality)
h. with lids 9.3- 9.7 cm (3 11/16- 3 13/16 in);
diam. of lids 6- 7 cm (2 3/8- 2 3/4 in)
diam. of bases 3.9- 4.4 cm (1 9/16- 1 3/4 in)
Credit Line: Purchase, Rogers Fund and Henry Walters Gift, 1916
Accession Number: 16.1.39a, b
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