Shawabty of the "god's wife" Maatkara
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
Object Place: Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, royal cache
Height: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Light blue faience
Not On View
The shawabty is mummiform, arms crossed right over left, holding hoes, with wedge-formed feet. Vertical inscription in front for the “god’s wife” Maatkara, daughter of Pinudjem I.
From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, royal cache; Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.
(Accession Date: April 1, 1957)
Gift of Horace L. Mayer