Panel from arm of a throne

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 x width: 22.5 x 29 cm (8 7/8 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1131

Medium or Technique

Cedar

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Wooden panel from the side of a chair; decoration carved in raised relief depicting on one side King Thutmose IV as a sphinx trampling foreign enemies; on the opposite side the king is shown seated, flanked by the deities Weret-hekau and Thoth.

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