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Shawabty attributed to Hetepef-Hesu(?)

This is a group of 10 small fragments of different shawabtys attributed to Hetepef-Hesu(?), which dates to the Late Period. These fragments include 3 base fragments and other chips. The shawabty fragments are uninscribed. An ancient Egyptian shawabty is a funerary figurine that was intended to...

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Provenance

From Giza G7632 A. 1925: 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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.4750

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes