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Base of shawabty coffin

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Light-colored, fine-grained; incised hieroglyphs in olive green, blue and dull red; broken in two pieces and mended.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1539–1075 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .035 H. .066 Length: .044 W.

Accession Number

72.670

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes