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Cosmetic Vessel

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:
Banded travertine (Egyptian alabaster), gold leaf
Dimensions:
H. with lid 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.); diam. 10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.); diam. of lid 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.); th. of lid 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1919 (26.8.30a, b–body and lid) Rogers Fund, 1939 (39.2.1–neck and rim)
Accession Number:
26.8.30a, 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. Jar rim and neck (39.2.1) purchased in New York from Joseph Brummer Gallery, 1939. Jar as restored published in in Christine Lilyquist, The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III, 2003, cat. 96.

Lilyquist, Christine 2003. The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III. 2003. New York, p. 48, fig. 20; p. 111; pp. 139–49, no. 96; p. 218, figs. 142a, c.

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