Face from shawabty of Amenhotep III
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
Height x width: 6 x 3.5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
Fragment of royal shawabty of wood; section of face only; three holes in headdress; square hole in chin; broken through eyes and cheeks.
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)
Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames