Shawabty of Nesykhonsu
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
Object Place: Egypt, Thebes; Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bahari
Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Shawabty of blue glazed faience of Dynasty 21princess. Six horizontal lines of painted text wrapping around to back. Hands visible, holding two hoes. No back pillar; basket shown hanging down back. Breaks at middle, legs, and feet restored.
From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri cache, DB 320 (cleared 1881); Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887); by 1930: Horace L. Mayer collection; November 29, 1930, lent to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer November 29, 1930; December 13, 1967, given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer.
(Accession Date: December 13, 1967)
Gift of Horace L. Mayer