Model vessel

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


Object Place: Egypt, Thebes (Valey of the Kings), Tomb of Thutmose IV (KV43)

Dimensions

Height: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1097

Medium or Technique

Bichrome faience

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model hes-vase (with lid/stopper) of blue faience. Black painted decoration of a cartouche containing the prenomen of King Thutmose IV (Menkheprura).

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