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Shawabty

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This wooden shawabty depicts a characteristically mummiform figure wearing a tripartite wig with long front lappets. Arms are crossed opposite, right over left. The hands do not appear to hold any objects. Five horizontal bands of incised hieroThere are no traces of paint. All surfaces seem to...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt; bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt. 1962: Accepted by the MFA; 1969: arrived at the MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1962)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, 760–332 B.C.

Accession Number

RES.62.92

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes