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Shawabty of Horwedja

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 27–30
525–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 24 x 6.8 cm (9 7/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

89.482

Medium or Technique

Faience

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Pale robin’s egg green glaze; defaced by brown spots; headdress covered with fine lines; crossed arms grasping tools; nine horizontal bands of hieroglyphics.

Provenance

By 1889: Miss Amelia B. Edwards collection; 1889: given to the MFA by Miss Amelia B. Edwards.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1889)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards