Late Period, Dynasty 27–30
Hight x width: 15.8 x 4.7 cm (6 1/4 x 1 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Shawabty of clay. Mummiform figure with arms (rendered in full) crossed over chest. Traces of white and blue pigment on head; other surfaces fairly worn. Some white efflorescing.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession Date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way