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This wooden shawabty depicts a mummiform figure wearing a tripartite wig. Facial details are reasonably well modelled. Arms are crossed opposite right over left on the chest. Remnants of a white ground are evident over many areas. Traces of reddish-orange paint appear on the upper torso near the...

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

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Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1390–1070 B.C.


Height: 19.3 cm (7 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes