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Model vessel

Model hes-vase (with lid/stopper) of blue faience. Black painted decoration of a cartouche containing the prenomen of King Thutmose IV (Menkheprura).

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis

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

Object Place for Label

Object Place

Thebes (Valey of the Kings), Egypt

Accession Number

03.1097

Medium or Technique

Bichrome faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models