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Shawabty of Hor

Pale blue faience shawabty of a man wearing a long wig and false beard, with arms folded across his chest. Single vertical column of text, naming Hor, born of Isitweret.


By 1931: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; lent to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer February 5, 1931; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 17, 1964.

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 27–30, 525–343 B.C.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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