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Shawabty of Djedbastetiuesankh

Shawabty carrying seed-bag on back; pottery; blue glaze; crude work; surface battered.


From Abydos. 1911: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, 305–30 B.C.

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The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes