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Shawabty fragments

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G7011 B east side of chamber

Dimensions

Overall: foot 2.2 x 3.1 cm (7/8 x 1 1/4 in.) Overall:leg 4.1 x 1.6 cm (1 5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-100

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Two inscribed fragments of a shawabty. One foot and one leg. The glaze is bright blue green. They look like they belong together, but do not join.

Provenance

From Giza, G7011 B east side of chamber. 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