Shawabty

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 10.4 x 3.5 cm (4 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1661

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Pottery; uniform dull red; very slight traces of light green on upper part; rough work.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way