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Shawabty of Steward Nedjem

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This shawabty of stone carried a green glaze, much of which is now worn, leaving a brown discoloration. It depicts a male wearing the dress of the living, including a pleated kilt/skirt. Arms are placed down at the sides. The lower portion only remains, with the left torso and head broken off...

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By 1912: with the estate of Professor Henry Williamson Hayes. 1912: Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard. (Accession Date: July 18, 1912)

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Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1349–1070 B.C.


Height x width: 9.6 x 3.1 cm (3 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Stone (limestone or steatite?)


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes