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Ancient Art

Shawabti

1558–1500 B.C.

Unbaked terracotta

7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)
Yale University Art Gallery
1987.45.3
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Perhaps early Dynasty 18(?)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 130.

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