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)

Dimensions

Height: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1091

Medium or Technique

Bichrome faience

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model roll of papyrus of blue faience with black line decoration including a cartouche containing the prenomen of King Thutmose IV (Men-kheperu-Re); in two pieces, mended.

Provenance

From Thebes, Valley of the Kings, tomb of Thutmose IV (KV 43). 1902: excavated by Theodore M. Davis in the Valley of the Kings, directed by Howard Carter; assigned to Theodore M. Davis by the government of Egypt; 1903: given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis.
(Accession Date: May 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis