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Shawabty of Behdetnedjmet

Deep red flesh; black wig; hieroglyphs in upright column; white stone; crossed hands.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1570–1293 B.C.

Accession Number

72.758

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes