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Shawabty

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Kumma

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 5.5 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm (2 3/16 x 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.906

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Shawabty, the base is broken and the features are weathered, green glaze .

Provenance

From Nubia Kumma: brought in by natives/ local purchase. Feb. 22, 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition