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Shawabty

Baked clay; hands hanging down in front; vertical line of nonsensical inscription on skirt.

Provenance

1947, gift of Mrs. Walter Atherton, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 18, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Atherton

Egyptian,

Dimensions

height: .203m.

Accession Number

RES.47.51

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes