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Shawabty of Tayuheret, chief of the entertainers of Amonrasonther

Blue faience shawabty, with details in black, including the stripes on the headdress, the eyes, the broad collar, and the inscription. Arms folded across chest, proper right over proper left, holding a pair of hoes.

Provenance

From first "Royal Cache" at Deir el-Bahari, 1881; Luigi Vasallli (1812-1887) collection; by 1930: Horace L. Mayer collection; lent to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer November 29, 1930; given to the MFA by Horace L. MAyer december 17, 1964.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Accession Number

64.2245

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes