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Shawabty of Nekht-Amen, Governor of Diospidis

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20 (?)
1186–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .138 H.

Accession Number

87.572

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Deep cream glaze; dark brown lines and four horizontal bands of inscription on back.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha, Tomb 31. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription