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Shawabty of Ahmose

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.1277

Medium or Technique

Faience

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Mummiform, hands crossed right over left, both sleeves indicated, holding implements. Vertical inscription.

Provenance

Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887); Horace L. Mayer Collection, by 1956; gift of Horace L. Mayer, 1956.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer