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Shawabty in dress of daily life

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By 1967, sold by Robert Gordon Faudree to Horace L. Mayer (b. 1899 - d. 1968), Williamstown, MA [see note 1]; to his widow, Florence Ellen Mayer, Williamstown; 1973, gift of Mrs. Mayer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 9, 1974) NOTES: [1] According to a letter from Horace Mayer to Edward Terrace of the MFA (November 17, 1967). First lent by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA on October 17, 1967 (loan no. 202.67).

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Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19–20, 1295–1070 B.C.


Height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

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The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes