Shawabty of Nestanebisheru
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
Object Place: Egypt, Deir el-Bahari, Thebes, royal cache
Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Blue faience with black painted details
Not On View
Mummiform shawabty, arms crossed right over left, holding a hoe in each hand, inscribed with chapter 6 of the Book of the Dead.
From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, royal cache; Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887); Horace L. Mayer Collection, by 1956; gift of Horace L. Mayer, 1956.
(Accession Date: December 1, 1956)
Gift of Horace L. Mayer