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Shawabty of Horiuefankh born of Neferetheres

This is a torso fragment of a shawabty dating to the Late Period. The Late Period typology 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. There is one framed column of...

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From Giza G 7130-7140: pit G 7130 X [= G 7133]. 1925: 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30, 664–332 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)

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The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes