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Shawabty fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, On top of mastaba G 7540

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 5.8 cm (7/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2568

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Head and part of torso of a blue faience shawabty. No inscription, white paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, on top of mastaba G 7540. 1929: 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