Shawabty of unidentified queen
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 900 ?
Overall: 7.9 x 4.1 cm (3 1/8 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This is a shawabty of an unidentified queen. The female figure wears a bag wig. The shawabty is uninscribed. The arms are crossed and the hands are right over left. One hoe is held in the right hand resting on the left shoulder and the left hand holds a cord to a small plain seed basket slung over the right shoulder. There is a slightly raised back pillar. It is bright turquoise in color. The lower legs and feet are missing and there is a chip missing from the ight side of the face. The face is worn and there are cracks by the right arm. There is mud encrustation.
From Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal B 900 ? Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition