Shawabty of Ditamenpaankh

Terracotta | 4.1 x 1.7 x 1.1cm | 715-656 BC

Unknown Artist

High demand for shawabtys in the Late Period, a time when as many as 400 or more shawabtys were placed in the tomb with the deceased, gave rise to a specialized container for storing them: the shawabty box. This example is inscribed for the lady of t...
read more