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Model throw stick

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This model throw stick is part of a group of faience objects found in the tomb of Thutmose IV. The details, which include a Wedjat eye, and the cartouche of Thutmose IV, were inscribed in deep violet manganese pigment.


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 6, 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


Length x width: 26 x 4.1 cm (10 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bichrome faience


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Models