New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV
Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Thutmose IV (KV43)
Height: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Tall, bag-shaped jay with flaring rim; black painted lines and borders of lotus buds and flowers on neck and base as well as cartouche of Thutmose IV; mended.
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