Model papyrus roll
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV
Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Thutmose IV (KV43), Notes: Egypt (Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Thutmose IV)
Length x diameter: 14 x 2.8 cm (5 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Part of the tomb equipment of Thutmose IV, this faience model papyrus roll has added details in deep violet manganese pigment.
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)
Gift of Theodore M. Davis