Toilet jar

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–18
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Tomb R 5, Burial R 5 x, coffin, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
h. 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in); diam. 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.10.323
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Museum excavations, 1915–16. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916.