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Shawabty fragments

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Temple of Isis room D

Dimensions

Overall: largest 3.9 x 1.9 cm (1 9/16 x 3/4 in.) Overall: smallest 1.4 x 1.3 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-121

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Five head and torso fragments of small shawabtys of varying sizes.

Provenance

From Giza, Temple of Isis room D. 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