Shawabty of Khay
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
Length: 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Shawabty of wood. Mummiform figure wearing tripartite wig with painted bands on long frontal lappets. Facial features lightly modelled and accentuated with black paint. Column of incised hieroglyphic text down front of legs identifies the owner as: “Osiris, Royal Scribe, Overseer of the House/Chamber Khay” (Wsir sS-nsw imy-r pr xay).
By 1878: with Thomas Bradford; 1878: given to the MFA by Thomas Bradford.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1878)
Gift of Thomas Bradford