Shawabty of Amenhotep III

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
1390–1352 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 34.5 cm (13 9/16 in. )

Accession Number

04.1854

Medium or Technique

Granite

Out on Loan

On display at Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology of the University of Memphis, since April 23, 2003

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Upper part only, broken at knees.

Provenance

Originally from Thebes, Valley of the Kings, tomb of Amenhotep III (WV 22). 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt, by Albert M. Lythgoe for £30. (Accession date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund