Ostracon showing Ramesses IV smiting his enemies
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses IV
Width x length: 20 x 30.3 cm (7 7/8 x 11 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
Fine white limestone; figure of king slaying his enemies on one side drawn in black; on the reverse a chariot and two slaves, also drawn in black; irregular edges.
By 1909: Denman Waldo Ross collection; 1909: given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross.
(Accession Date: August 5, 1909)
Museum purchase with funds donated by Denman Waldo Ross