Shawabty of high priest Masaharta
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, pontifica
Object Place: Egypt, Deir el-Bahari
Height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Blue faience shawabty with details in black including the fillet, eyes, tools, and text. Arms folded across chest, holding a pair of hoes. Vertical line of text down front of legs.
From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri cache, DB 320 (cleared 1881); Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887) collection; by 1930: Horace L. Mayer collection; November 29, 1930, lent to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer; December 17, 1964: given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer.
(Accession Date: December 24, 1964)
Gift of Horace L. Mayer