Requires Photography

Shawabty of Hor

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 27–30
525–343 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.2250

Medium or Technique

Faience

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Pale blue faience shawabty of a man wearing a long wig and false beard, with arms folded across his chest. Single vertical column of text, naming Hor, born of Isitweret.

Provenance

By 1931: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; lent to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer February 5, 1931; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 17, 1964.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer