Jar, Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Jar

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Date:
ca. 1550–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Pit 2, Burials C x, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
H. 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.10.392
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Museum excavations, 1915–16. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 22, fig. 8.