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Shawabty

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Faience shawabty, painted white, with an inscription painted in black. Shawabty of the overseer of the treasury Re-Nefer and Mery.

Provenance

From Aniba, tomb SA 7. 1910: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1910-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum. (Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, 1190–1075 B.C.

Findspot

Aniba, Nubia (Egypt)

Dimensions

Height: 10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.1161

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes