Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Kohl Jar from Amenemhat's Burial

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Reign:
reign of Thutmose I–early sole Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1504–1447 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb of Neferkhawet (MMA 729), east chamber, Burial of Amenemhat (V), inside coffin by head, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
Overall height H. 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.). Jar: H. 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); Diam. 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.); Diam. of rim 6 cm (2 3/8 in.). Lid: Diam. of lid 6.1 cm (2 7/16 in.); Th. 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.22a, b
Not on view
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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