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Shawabty

Egyptian
New Kingdom, dynasty 20
1186–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

91.266

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Cream glaze, details in purple, rudely modeled.

Provenance

From Ihnasya el-Medina (Herakleoplis Magna). 1890-1891: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 1891, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession date: December 8, 1891)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription