Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Blue faience with black painted details
Not On View
The shawabty is mummiform, arms crossed right over left, holding a hoe in each hand, and wedge-formed feet. Inscribed in front for “the iluminated one, the Osiris, the lady of the house Bak….”
Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887); Horace L. Mayer Collection, by 1956; gift of Horace L. Mayer, 1956.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer