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Open-Mouthed Cosmetic Jar of Neferkhawet

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18, early
reign of Thutmose I–early sole Thutmose III
ca. 1504–1447 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb of Neferkhawet (MMA 729), west chamber B, inside basket in northwest corner, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Overall height 11 cm (4 5/16 in.). Jar: H. 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.); Diam. 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.); Diam. of rim. 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.); diam. of foot 6 c (2 3/8 in.). Lid: Diam. 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.); Th. 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.97a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934–1935. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.

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