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Shawabty of Hetepwesir(?)

This is an upper leg fragment of a Third Intermediate Period or Late New Kingdom shawabty. There are no details and no implemets visible. There is an unframed column of painted text down the front of the figure which is partly illigible but appears to read Hetepwesir. This may be the name of the...

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From Giza, [Avenue G 1], debris N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b. 1924: 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.

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Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–24(?), 1070–712 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes