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Imitation papyrus roll

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Faience model papyrus roll. Inscription and cartouche (in darker blue) are blotchy and indistinct. Minor chips missing.

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.

Object Place

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 9 cm (1 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1092

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects