Model throw stick

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

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


Length x width: 26 x 4.1 cm (10 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bichrome faience

Not On View


The Ancient World



This model throw stick is part of a group of faience objects found in the tomb of Thutmose IV. The details, which include a Wedjat eye, and the cartouche of Thutmose IV, were inscribed in deep violet manganese pigment.


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 6, 1903)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis