Shawabty amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Ave. 3, black debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 0.8 cm (1 1/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2952

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small female shawabty amulet, two lappels front, no pilaster, no hands visable. Molded blade deemed as hair, blue glaze. From same mold as 26-1-4.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Ave. 3, black debris . 1925 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition