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Shawabty of the Mayor and Vizier, Khay

Wig painted blue. Hoe and whip. Seven lines inscription filled with blue, and line down back.

Credit Line

Gift of Estate of Mrs. Francis C. Lowell

Egyptian, New Kingdom,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes