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Shawabty of the scribe Horemheb

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 500 D

Dimensions

Joined: H.9.2 x W.4.2 x D.2.3 cm (3 5/8 x 1 5/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-507

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Two fitting fragments of the legs of a shawabty of the scribe Horemheb. There are no body features present. The style of the shawabty is New Kingdom. There are 4 plus horizontal rows of hieroglyphs painted in black which end at one vertical column of text down the back. The text on the back gives the name and title of the scribe Horemheb.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B 500 D. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition