Shawabty of General Hetepy

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
1070–945 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.409

Medium or Technique

Green faience with black painted decoration

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

The shawabty is mummiform, hands crossed right over left, holding hoes; wedge-formed feet. Inscribed for “the illuminated one, the Osiris, royal scribe, general Hetepy.”

Provenance

Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer