Ritual vessel (nemset-jar) with lid

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), Notes: Egypt (Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Thutmose IV)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 19 x 16 cm (7 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1103a-c

Medium or Technique

Bichrome faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Blue faience funerary vessel (with lid) from the tomb of Thutmose IV. The border of scale patterns and lotus, as well as the text, are painted in deep violet manganese pigment.

Provenance

From Thebes, Valley of the Kings, tomb of Thutmose IV. 1902: excavated by Theodore M. Davis in the Valley of the Kings; 1903: given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis.
(Accession Date: May 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis