Cosmetic Jar and Lid

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), gold
Dimensions:
vessel: h. 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.); diam. 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.); lid: diam. 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.); th. 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
26.8.32a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
Purchased in Luxor with other objects presumed to be from western Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb 1, 1920. Published in Christine Lilyquist, The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III, 2003, cat. 175.

Lilyquist, Christine 2003. The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III. 2003. New York, pp. 139–49, no. 99; p. 217, figs. 139a, 141; p. 247, no. 175; p. 257, fig. 201; pp. 352–53.