Head of a shawabty

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1090

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Head only. Blue glaze, headdress colored black. From Denderah.

Provenance

From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription