Shawabty box of Pamerihu
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19–20
Height x width x depth: 35 x 21.5 x 12.5 cm (13 3/4 x 8 7/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
Double shawabty box in the form of the archaic shrine of Lower Egypt. On two sides, the deceased worships the gods Osiris and Anubis. The narrow sides depict the funerary deities Imsety and Hapy, two of the Four Sons of Horus.
By 1984: with Pierre Mettral, Geneva; 1984: purchased by the MFA from Pierre Mettral, September 10, 1984.
Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund and Edwin E. Jack Fund