Face from shawabty of Amenhotep III

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
1390–1352 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 x 3.5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1526

Medium or Technique

Wood

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Fragment of royal shawabty of wood; section of face only; three holes in headdress; square hole in chin; broken through eyes and cheeks.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames.
(Accession date: August 3, 1911)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames