Storage Jar from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache, Pottery

Storage Jar from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Tutankhamun
Date:
ca. 1336–1327 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Embalming Cache of Tutankhamun (KV 54), Davis/Ayrton excavations, 1907–08
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
H. 58.1 cm (22 7/8 in.); Diam. 29.8 cm (11 3/4 in.); Diam. of rim 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1909
Accession Number:
09.184.8
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Excavated by Theodore M. Davis in the Valley of the Kings (KV 54), 1907. Received by Davis in the division of finds. Given by Davis to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1909.

Metropolitan Museum of Art 1911. A Handbook of the Egyptian Rooms. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 113-114, fig. 48.

Metropolitan Museum of Art 1913. A Handbook of the Egyptian Rooms. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 113-114, fig. 48.

Metropolitan Museum of Art 1916. A Handbook of the Egyptian Rooms. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 113-114, fig. 48.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 302.

Winlock, Herbert E. 2010. "Materials Used at the Embalming of King Tutankhamun." In Tutankhamun's Funeral, edited by Herbert E. Winlock and Dorothea Arnold. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 27, fig. 17 (left).