Shawabty

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20
1190–1075 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Aniba, Tomb SA 7

Dimensions

Height: 10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.1161

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Faience shawabty, painted white, with an inscription painted in black. Shawabty of the overseer of the treasury Re-Nefer and Mery.

Provenance

From Aniba, tomb SA 7. 1910: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1910-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.

(Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange