Shawabty of High Priest Masaharta
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, pontifica
mid-11th century B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bahri
Height: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Shawabty of blue glazed faience of the High Priest Masaharta, of Dynasty 21. Column of vertical painted text on front. No back pillar, basket hanging down back. Hands visible, holding two hoes. Hair not detailed; headband shown tied at back.
From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri cache, DB 320 (cleared 1881); Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887) by 1966: Horace L. Mayer collection; December 14, 1966, given by Horace L. Mayer.
(Accession Date: December 14, 1966)
Gift of Horace L. Mayer