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Shawabty of Horemakhet born of Hetepbastetrew

This Late Period shawabty is inscribed for Horemakhet born of Hetepbastetrew. The typology of the Late Period consists of a tripartite wig, long beard, back pillar and base, with the figure holding the pick on the right shoulder and hoe and cord to a small seed bag on the left. Here the arms are...

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Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7524 A, room VII, [originally from room III or room VI, probably room VI]. 1929: 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

Accession Number

29.1755

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes