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Kohl Jar with the Lid Tied in Place and Kohl Stick

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
reign of Thutmose II to Early Joint reign
ca. 1492–1473 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, below the Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), Surface burial, in basket, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), linen, linen cord, ebony
H. of jar (a, b) 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in); l. of stick (c) 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1935–1936. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1936.

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