Shawabty of a woman

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1974.576

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Provenance

By 1967, sold by Robert Gordon Faudree to Horace L. Mayer (b. 1899 - d. 1968), Williamstown, MA [see note 1]; to his widow, Florence Ellen Mayer, Williamstown; 1974, gift of Mrs. Mayer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 8, 1975)

NOTES:
[1] According to a letter from Horace Mayer to Edward Terrace of the MFA (November 17, 1967). First lent by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA on October 17, 1967 (loan no. 201.67).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer