Shawabty of Nedjem

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1539–1095 B.C.


Dimensions

24.8 cm (9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

62.1195

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Wooden shawabty of a man wearing a heavy wig, hands not visible. Eight horizontal rows of text, naming the “Scribe of Offerings of the Lord of the Two Lands, Nedjem.” Toes chipped.

Provenance

By 1962: Horace L. Mayer collection; given by Horace L. Meyer to the MFA December 12, 1962.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer