- New Kingdom
- Dynasty 18, early
- reign of Thutmose II–Early Joint reign
- ca. 1492–1473 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Hatnefer and Ramose (below TT 71), Inside 36..59a, b (Basket "O"), MMA excavations, 1935–36
- Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
- H. 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.); Diam. 9.3 cm (3 5/8 in.), D. 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1936
- Accession Number:
When it was found (inside basket 36.3.59), this jar of Egyptian alabaster had a scrap of coarse linen stuffed into its mouth. This was probably intended to keep the contents, perhaps some sort of liquid or oil, from spilling out.