Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Jewelry box

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), burial 2, in basket, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Cypress, boxwood
H. 7.9 cm ( 3 1/8 in); w. 14 cm (5 1/2 in); d. 14 cm (5 1/2 in) measurements taken in 1990s
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
Not on view
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