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This is a shawabty of hard, fine-grained, light brown wood. It depicts a very well modelled mummiform figure with well defined facial features. It wears a duplex wig well modeled arms crossed opposite over the chest, right over left. Eyes, eye brows, and a long necklace are indicated with...

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By 1916: in the possession of Mrs. Charles A. Cummings; given to the MFA by Mrs. Charles A. Cummings. (Accession Date: March 2, 1916)

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Gift of Mrs. Charles Amos Cummings

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


Height: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes