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Shawabty of Wennakht (?)

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This small shawabty is fashioned of uniformly light blue-glazed faience. It depicts a mummiform figure wearing a tripartite wig. Arms are crossed opposite, left over right. The hands hold implements of field work, specifically a hoe in each hand rendered in black paint. Also in black are the...

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By 1922: with John Ellerton Lodge. 1922: Given to the MFA by John Ellerton Lodge. (Accession Date: April 6, 1922)

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Gift of John Ellerton Lodge

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–22, 1070–700 B.C.


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

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Medium or Technique

Blue glazed


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes