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Cosmetic Jar and Lid

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), gold foil
Dimensions:
vessel: h. 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.); diam. 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.); lid: diam. 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.); th. 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1919 (26.8.29a); Fletcher Fund, 1921 (26.8.29b)
Accession Number:
26.8.29a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
Purchased in Luxor with other objects presumed to be from western Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb 1, 1919.

Lilyquist, Christine 2003. The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III. 2003. New York, pp. 139–49, no. 98; p. 217, figs. 139b, 141; p. 247, no. 174; p. 257, fig. 201; p. 353.

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