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Shawabty of an unidentified queen

This is a leg and foot fragment of a shawabty (type c) belonging to an unidentified queen. The shawabty is uninscribed. This mummiform shape does not have a back pillar or base. The object is half molded with a flat dressed back. The object is very worn. The ancient Nubians included shawabtys...

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Provenance

From Nubia (sudan) el-Kurru, Pyramid 72. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka, 698–690 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

21.11869

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes