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Shawabty

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This faience shawabty was likely once covered with a blue-glazed, which has now mostly worn away except for the feet. Other areas are now discolored to black. It depicts a mummiform figure wearing a tripartite wig and a long false beard. Its hands are shown crossed and opposed on the chest with...

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Provenance

By 1902: with the estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren; 1902: given to the MFA by the estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren. (Accession Date: October 11, 1902)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren

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

Dimensions

Height: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.537

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes