Shawabty of Nestanebisheru
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bahari, Thebes, cache, DB 320
Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The shawabty is mummiform, arms crossed right over left, holding hoes, with wedge-formed feet. Inscribed with chapter 6 of the Book of the Dead for Nestanebisheru, daughter of Pinudjem II.
From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari cache, DB 320 (cleared 1881); Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1956, given to MFA by Horace L. Mayer.
(Accession Date: April 1, 1957)
Gift of Horace L. Mayer