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Shawabty

Green faience shawabty with painted black inscription. Shawabty of the overseer of the treasury, Re-Nefer and Mery.

Provenance

From Aniba, tomb SA 7. 1910: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1910-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum. (Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, 1190–1075 B.C.

Findspot

Aniba, Nubia (Egypt)

Accession Number

1991.1162

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes