Shawabty of Hor (?), son of Wadjet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 18.5 x 4.5 x 3.8cm (7 5/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/2in.)

Accession Number

56.1274

Medium or Technique

Faience

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Mummiform shawabty on plinth with back pillar, sleeved arms, holding a pick and a hoe. Vertical inscription.

Provenance

From the Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887); by 1956: with the Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1956: given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer.
(Accession Date: December 13, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer