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Shawabty of Patwer

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This shawabty of grayish, fine-grained limestone depicts a characteristically mummiform figure wearing a tripartite wig and false beard. Hands are crossed and opposed, resting on the chest. Black paint has been used to detail facial features and bracelets on the wrists. Nine slightly irregular...

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Provenance

By 1934: with Frances Lowell Burnett; March 21, 1934: Lent to the MFA by Frances Lowell Burnett; 1991: Given to the MFA by Francis Lowell Burnett. (Accession Date: November 20, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Frances Lowell Burnett

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 21 x 6.5 cm (8 1/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.659

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes