Headdress element, Gold, gesso, carnelian, jasper, glass

Headdress element

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III
Medium:
Gold, gesso, carnelian, jasper, glass
Credit Line:
Purchase, Frederick P. Huntley Bequest, 1958
Accession Number:
58.153.3
Not on view
From western Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb 1. The finds from the tomb had been purchased by the museum in almost their entirety by 1926. These pieces were purchased by Ernst Kofler in Egypt about 1956, and purchased by the Museum from Ernst Kofler, Lucerne, Switzerland, in 1958. Published in Christine Lilyquist, The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III, 2003.

Lilyquist, Christine 2003. The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III. 2003. New York, pp. 119, 122–24; p. 125, fig. 91f; pp. 164–67, no. 114; p. 227, figs. 158–59; p. 352.