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Model Vase from a Foundation Deposit

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose IV
Date:
ca. 1400–1390 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Thutmose IV (KV 43), foundation deposit, Davis/Carter excavations, 1903
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
H. 8 cm (3 1/8 in.); rim diam. 5 cm (1 15/16 in.); base diam. 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
30.8.21
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Excavated by Theodore M. Davis and Howard Carter in the Valley of the Kings, 1903. Acquired by Davis in the division of finds. Bequeathed to the Museum by Davis, 1915; accessioned, 1930.

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