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Blue glazed faience jar cover. It is flat with a wide hole in the center. There is a lotus decoration painted in black. The surface is somewhat worn.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis

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

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Depth x Diameter: 2.2 x 9.8 cm (7/8 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1127

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels