Shawabty

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
1070–945 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.1281

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Mummiform, hands crossed right over left, holding implements. Vertical inscription on front.

Provenance

Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887); Horace L. Mayer Collection, by 1956; gift of Horace L. Mayer, 1956.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer