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Shawabty of Payiry

Cream-white glaze; wig brown row of hieroglyphics in brown on front.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, 1070–712 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

19.27

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes