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Shawabty of psmtk-di-net, son of Hr-ms

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This is a shawabty of slender proportions with dark green glaze. It is of a mummiform shape of a Late Period form characterized by a tripartite wig, long false beard, back pillar, and rectangular base. The figure holds the pick on the right shoulder and hoe and cord to a small seed bag on the...

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Provenance

By 1872: General di Cesnola collection; 1872: purchased by the MFA from General di Cesnola as part of a group.* (Accession Date: May 15, 1872) *Total price for 72.1-72.473: $3316.18

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

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

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.475

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes