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Shawabty of Behdetnedjmet

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1570–1293 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .158 H. .054 W. .041 TH.

Accession Number

72.758

Medium or Technique

Stone

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Deep red flesh; black wig; hieroglyphs in upright column; white stone; crossed hands.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way