Inscribed Ointment Jar From Foundation Deposit 2 of Hatshepsut's Valley Temple, Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), linen

Inscribed Ointment Jar From Foundation Deposit 2 of Hatshepsut's Valley Temple

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Hatshepsut Valley Temple, Foundation Deposit 5AFD2, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), linen
Dimensions:
h. 10 cm (3 15/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.10.483
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Museum excavations, 1915–16. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916.

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. 85.