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Shawabty

Pottery; blue glaze; rude work; details painted in dark purple; surface battered; broken.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1911: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, 1070–712 B.C.

Accession Number

11.1855

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes