Ritual vessel (nemset-jar)
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV
Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Thutmose IV (KV43)
Height: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
Nemset-jar of blue faience with knob lid; black painted line decoration of lotus buds on lid, drop shapes on shoulder, and feather or scale design on body with cartouche containting the prenomen of King Thutmose IV (Menkheprura); mended and restored.
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)
Gift of Theodore M. Davis