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This shawabty fragment of legs and feet only has a mummiform pose. The fragmentary text written in black in one vertical column down the front of the torso (legs and feet in this case) is illegible. The buttocks line is present. The object was broken in three pieces; one mend has been made. An...

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From Giza, Pit G 7813 T, room II, debris. 1931: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–24, 1070–712 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes