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Shawabty of Psamtik

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 27–30
525–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2176

Medium or Technique

Faience

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Faience. Blue glaze, but thinning around the lower portions of the beard, chest and hands. Lappet wig, hands crossed, holding hoe and adze(?) and one cord; 8 lines of inscription. Column down back. End of beard missing.

Provenance

By 1921: William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; 1921: given to the MFA by the William Sturgis Bigelow.
(Accession Date: October 6, 1921)

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection