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Shawabty

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 5.5 cm (7 1/2 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1854

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Red clay; covered with white priming; face and front of figure painted yellow; details of face, hair and hieroglyphic inscription painted in black; rude work; good condition.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1911: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription