Shawabty of Queen Tayuheret

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
1070–945 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bahari

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.1030

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Shawabty of blue glazed faience of Dynasty 21 Queen Tayuheret. Vertical line of painted text on front. No back pillar; basket hanging down back. Hands visible holding two hoes.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, royal cache; By 1880's: Luigi Vassalli (1812-1887) Collection; by 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.
(Accession Date: December 14, 1966)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer