Shawabty of High Priest Masaharta
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahari
Height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
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 crossed, holding two hoes. Hair not detailed; wears seshed-headband tied at back.
From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, royal cache; By 1887: Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.
(Accession Date: December 14, 1966)
Gift of Horace L. Mayer