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Vessel topper

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Blue glazed faience vessel topper , worn at the top, with fragment dislodged from opening (?) and wrapped in linen.

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

Height x diameter: 4.4 x 3.9 cm (1 3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1123

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels