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Shawabty of Queen Tayuheret

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Shawabty of blue glazed faience of Dynasty 21 Queen Tayuheret. Vertical line of painted text on front. No back pillar; basket hanging down back. Hands visible holding two hoes.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, royal cache; By 1880's: Luigi Vassalli (1812-1887) Collection; by 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966. (Accession Date: December 14, 1966)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, 1070–945 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.1030

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes