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Fragment of a shawabty of

This is a legs fragment of a shawabty of Queen Akhrasan. When complete this type consists of the following: The female figure wears the king's nemes headdress with uraeus and has a long beard. There is one unframed horizontal line of incised text on the front of the figure with a Hetep di nesewt...

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Provenance

From. excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 468–463 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Largest fragment: Overall: 7 x 3.1 cm (2 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.15854

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes