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Shawabty of Psamtik

Faience. Blue glaze, but thinning around the lower portions of the beard, chest and hands. Lappet wig, hands crossed, holding hoe and adze(?) and one cord; 8 lines of inscription. Column down back. End of beard missing.

Provenance

By 1921: William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; 1921: given to the MFA by the William Sturgis Bigelow. (Accession Date: October 6, 1921)

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Object Place for Label

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Egypt

Accession Number

21.2176

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes