Shawabty of Tayuheret, chief of the entertainers of Amonrasonther
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
Height: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
Blue faience shawabty, with details in black, including the stripes on the headdress, the eyes, the broad collar, and the inscription. Arms folded across chest, proper right over proper left, holding a pair of hoes.
From first "Royal Cache" at Deir el-Bahari, 1881; Luigi Vasallli (1812-1887) collection; by 1930: Horace L. Mayer collection; lent to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer November 29, 1930; given to the MFA by Horace L. MAyer december 17, 1964.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer