Shawabty of Ditamenpaankh

Terracotta | 6.9 x 2.5 x 1.6cm | 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...
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