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Open-Mouthed Cosmetic Jar with Lid
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Jar, cosmetic, Amenemhat
ca. 1504-1447 B.C.
From Egypt
Burial of Amenemhat (V), inside coffin by head, Tomb of Neferkhawet (MMA 729), east chamber, Asasif, Upper Egypt, Thebes
MMA excavations, 1934-35
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
New Kingdom
Dynasty 18, early
reign of Thutmose I-early sole Thutmose III
Jar: H. 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.); Diam. 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.); Diam. of rim 9 cm (3 9/16 in.); Diam. of foot 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.). Lid: Diam. 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.); Th. 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Credit Line
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Rogers Fund, 1935
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