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This is a legs and base fragment of a shawabty which dates to the Late Period. There is one framed column of incised text on the front of the figure. There are remnants of the inscription on the front with a vertical line running down the right side. The inscription includes 4 hieroglyphs...

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From Giza, G 7060, Thieves' break in floor of offering room. 1926: 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30, 664–332 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes