Model papyrus roll

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV
1400–1390 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Thutmose IV (KV43), Notes: Egypt (Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Thutmose IV)

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 14 x 2.8 cm (5 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1095

Medium or Technique

Bichrome faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Part of the tomb equipment of Thutmose IV, this faience model papyrus roll has added details in deep violet manganese pigment.

Provenance

From Thebes, Valley of the Kings, tomb of Thutmose IV. 1902: excavated by Theodore M. Davis in the Valley of the Kings; 1903: given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis.
(Accession Date: May 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis