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Shawabty of Khay

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Shawabty of wood. Mummiform figure wearing tripartite wig with painted bands on long frontal lappets. Facial features lightly modelled and accentuated with black paint. Column of incised hieroglyphic text down front of legs identifies the owner as: "Osiris, Royal Scribe, Overseer of the...

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Provenance

By 1878: with Thomas Bradford; 1878: given to the MFA by Thomas Bradford. (Accession Date: January 1, 1878)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Bradford

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

78.161

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes