Apr 23, 2007
Apr 23, 2007

Shawabty of Nectanebo II

Shawabty of Nectanebo II

360–342 BCE

Pale turquoise faience

Overall: 19 x 6.1 x 3.8 cm (7 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1920.1989

Did you know?

Nectanebo II is the last Egyptian native to be pharaoh. This small statuette has idealized facial features and bears an inscription on the lower half that contains a wish for the afterlife.


Funerary Figurines
Egyptian Faience
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