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Shawabty fragment

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
664–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7011 B

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 2.6 cm (7/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-102

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Head of shawabty, bright blue glaze. Facial features are very faint. Black splotches of paint on the back of the head.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7011 B. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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