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Shawabty of Thutmose IV

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Blue faience shawabty of Thutmose IV; details painted in a deep violet manganese pigment. The ends of the headdress are missing.

Provenance

From Thebes, Valley of the Kings, tomb of Thutmose IV. 1902: excavated by Theodore M. Davis in the Valley of the Kings; 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, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1098

Medium or Technique

Bichrome faïence

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes