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Shawabty fragments

Two inscribed fragments of a shawabty. One foot and one leg. The glaze is bright blue green. They look like they belong together, but do not join.

Provenance

From Giza, G7011 B east side of chamber. 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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: foot 2.2 x 3.1 cm (7/8 x 1 1/4 in.) Overall:leg 4.1 x 1.6 cm (1 5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-100

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes