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Shawabty

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period
1070–712 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .076 H. .022 W.

Accession Number

72.1729

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Pottery; light blue; glaze; surface much worn; no painted details or heiroglyphics; crossed arms; crude 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