Ritual vessel (nemset-jar) with lid
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV
Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Thutmose IV (KV43), Notes: Egypt (Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Thutmose IV)
Height x diameter: 19 x 16 cm (7 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)
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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.
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)
Gift of Theodore M. Davis