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Shawabty of Horwedja

Pale robin's egg green glaze; defaced by brown spots; headdress covered with fine lines; crossed arms grasping tools; nine horizontal bands of hieroglyphics.

Provenance

By 1889: Miss Amelia B. Edwards collection; 1889: given to the MFA by Miss Amelia B. Edwards. (Accession Date: November 1, 1889)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 27–30, 525–332 B.C.

Accession Number

89.482

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes