Head of a shawabty
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVIII, room B
Overall: 3.7cm (1 7/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Head of a figure with a supporting pillar at the back; with green-blue faience and a blackened wig.
From Nuri, pyramid XXVIII (Henuttakhebi), room B. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition