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Shawabty of a Deputy of the Temple of Amen

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This shawabty of black stone, possibly granite, depicts a mummiform figure wearing tripartite wig. Incised lines on the wig denote tresses. The figure's arms are crossed opposite right over left on the chest and holding implements of field work. The right hand holds a large hoe and a cord to a...

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By 1912: with the estate of Professor Henry Williamson Hayes. 1912: Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard. (Accession Date: July 18, 1912)

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Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

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


Height x width: 14.4 x 5.1 cm (5 11/16 x 2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Black stone (granite?)


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes