Shawabty of Nubemusekhet born of Weden(?)-Hr
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7524 A, room VIII
Overall: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This shawabty belongs to Nubemusekhet born of Weden(?)-Hr. The typology of this period consists of a tripartite wig, long beard, back pillar and base, with the figure holding the pick on the right shoulder and hoe and cord to a small seed bag on the left. Here the arms are crossed right over left. The shawabty is uninscribed. The back is flat. The facial features are worn and most detail is lost.
From Giza, Pit G 7524 A, room VIII. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition