Shawabty of Thutmose IV

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV
1400–1390 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Thutmose IV (KV43)

Dimensions

Height: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1098

Medium or Technique

Bichrome faïence

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Blue faience shawabty of Thutmose IV; details painted in a deep violet manganese pigment. The ends of the headdress are missing.

Provenance

From Thebes, Valley of the Kings, tomb of Thutmose IV. 1902: excavated by Theodore M. Davis in the Valley of the Kings; 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