Blue faience ankh; black painted details including botanical/rope designs and a cartouche containing the prenomen of the king (Men-kheperu-Re); five joined fragments; fragment missing from top.
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
Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV, 1400–1390 B.C.