Fragment of shawabty of Akhenaten

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
1353–1336 B.C.


Dimensions

8.3 x 7.2 x 6 cm (3 1/4 x 2 13/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.466

Medium or Technique

Stone; Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Provenance

Findspot Information: Presumably el-Amarna, royal tomb or wadi. Purchased from C. Abner.
The object was was purchased from C. Abner on April 14, 1965. It is well known. It was in the travelling exhibition "Akhenaten and Nefertiti" (Brooklyn/Detroit 1973-74) and is also published in the monograph on the objects from the Royal Tomb at el-Amarna (Martin 1974, pp. 55-55, no. 137, pl. 36).

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund