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Unidentifiable shawabty fragments

These are 5 boxes of unidentifiable shawabty fragments. Box 1 contains 14 unidentifieable fragments; Box 2 contains 52 unidentifiable fragments; Box 3 contains 38 unidentifiable fragments; Box 4 contains 6 unidentifiable fragments; Box 5 contains 18 fragments, consisting of one head, one torso a...

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From el-Kurru, tomb unknown. 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 the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 750–270 B.C.


el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: Largest 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.) Overall: Smallest 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes