Large Ointment Jar with Lid. Dimensions: jar. h. 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.); diam. 14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.); lid: diam. 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.). Dynasty: Dynasty 18. Reign: reign of Thutmose III. Date: ca. 1479-1425 B.C.. This flaring beaker is a type of jar used for ointments from the time of the earliest dynasties. It appears in the decoration and offering lists of Old Kingdom tombs as early as Dynasty 3. This is one of the vessel shapes associated with the seven sacred oils and is found in specially made boxed sets such as the one from the tomb of Princess Sithathoryunet of Dynasty 12 (16.1.33a, b-16.1.

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Large Ointment Jar with Lid. Dimensions: jar. h. 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.); diam. 14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.); lid: diam. 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.). Dynasty: Dynasty 18. Reign: reign of Thutmose III. Date: ca. 1479-1425 B.C.. This flaring beaker is a type of jar used for ointments from the time of the earliest dynasties. It appears in the decoration and offering lists of Old Kingdom tombs as early as Dynasty 3. This is one of the vessel shapes associated with the seven sacred oils and is found in specially made boxed sets such as the one from the tomb of Princess Sithathoryunet of Dynasty 12 (16.1.33a, b-16.1.
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Large Ointment Jar with Lid. Dimensions: jar. h. 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.); diam. 14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.); lid: diam. 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.). Dynasty: Dynasty 18. Reign: reign of Thutmose III. Date: ca. 1479-1425 B.C.. This flaring beaker is a type of jar used for ointments from the time of the earliest dynasties. It appears in the decoration and offering lists of Old Kingdom tombs as early as Dynasty 3. This is one of the vessel shapes associated with the seven sacred oils and is found in specially made boxed sets such as the one from the tomb of Princess Sithathoryunet of Dynasty 12 (16.1.33a, b-16.1.44), and in foundation deposits (see 25.3.46a, b; 25.3.47a, b). Museum: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA.