Shawabty of King Siptah
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Siptah
Overall: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster shawabty of King Siptah represented with striped headcloth and uraeus and with crossed fists; eyes, nostrils, mouth painted black; inscribed one vertical and four horizontal lines in black ink.
From Thebes, Royal Tomb no. 47 (Siptah); excavated under the sponsorship of Theodore M. Davis (b. 1837 - d. 1915); 1949, sold by Daniel W. Jones (whose father worked with Davis at Thebes) to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 25, 1949)
*Four objects, 49.1071-1074, were purchased as a group for $25.
John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund