Shawabty of Nestanebisheru

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
1070–945 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Deir el-Bahari, Thebes, royal cache

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.1272

Medium or Technique

Blue faience with black painted details

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Mummiform shawabty, arms crossed right over left, holding a hoe in each hand, inscribed with chapter 6 of the Book of the Dead.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer