Art/ Collection/ Art Object


Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty 17–Early Dynasty 18
ca. 1635–1458 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Tomb R 9, Burial A 1, In basket inside coffin, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
H. 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Museum excavations, 1915–16. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916.

Related Objects

Handle of a Cosmetic Spoon in the Form of a Leopard

Date: ca. 1390–1353 B.C. Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) Accession: 11.215.715 On view in:Gallery 120

Canopic Jar (07.226.1) with a Lid in the Shape of a Royal Woman's Head (30.8.54)

Date: ca. 1349–1336 B.C. or shortly thereafter Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), blue glass, obsidian, unidentified stone Accession: 30.8.54 On view in:Gallery 121

Shabti box and shabtis

Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C. Medium: Painted wood, limestone, and ink Accession: 86.1.14-related On view in:Gallery 126

Sphinx of Amenhotep III, possibly from a Model of a Temple

Date: ca. 1390–1352 B.C. Medium: Faience, remains of a travertine (Egyptian alabaster) tenon Accession: 1972.125 On view in:Gallery 119

Shabti of Siptah

Date: ca. 1194–1188 B.C. Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), paint Accession: 14.6.179 On view in:Gallery 124