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Shawabty of Maatkara

Bright blue faience, mold-made shawabty of the God's Wife and Adoratress Maatkara. The arms are folded across the chest, holding a hoe in each hand. One line of text down the center of the body.

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, 1070–945 B.C.

Accession Number

1979.605

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes