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Shawabty of Tasheri-ihet

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This shawabty dates to the Late Period and is inscribed for Tasheri-ihet born of Mertefnut (mr-Tfnwt). The typology of this period consists of a tripartite wig, long beard, back pillar and base, with the figure holding the pick on the right shoulder and hoe and cord to a small seed bag on the...

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From Giza, Pit G 7792 A. 1928: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. March, 1928

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30, 664–332 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.)

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The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes