Shawabty of Hortawy
Late Period, Dynasty 27–30
Height: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
Faience. Green glaze that is only visible on the wig but faded to a greenish-tan in most other surfaces. Lappet wig, hands crossed, holding hoe and adze(?) and one cord; 8 lines of inscription. Column down back.
By 1903: William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; 1903: given to the MFA by William Bigelow.
(Accession Date: October 6, 1921)
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection