Painted box of Maiherpra

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, probably reign of Thutm
1400–1390 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Thebes

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 13.5 x 12.6 x 19.7 cm (5 5/16 x 4 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.1036a-b

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Cypress painted yellow, with inscriptions cut in and painted blue.

Provenance

From Thebes, Valley of the Kings. 1902: Theodore M. Davis excavations in the Valley of the Kings, found in the hollow of a rock over tomb KV 36 (Maiherpra) by Howard Carter; 1903: given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis.
(Accession Date: May 6, 1903)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis