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Shawabty

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .073 H.

Accession Number

87.591

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Strong blue glaze; inscribed on front; thin and flat.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription