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Shawabty of Psamtik son of Ikhetpure and Iset

This is a lower torso, legs and base fragment of a shawabty of Psamtik son of Ikhetpure and Iset which dates to the Late Period. The typology for this period consists of a tripartite wig, long beard, back pillar and base, with the figure holding the pick on the right shoulder and hoe and cord...

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Provenance

From Giza, Pit 7631A (torso) and Pit 7511A (base). 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30, 664–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.) Upper fragment: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.) Lower fragment: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.3259

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes