Shawabty of Nectanebo II

Shawabty of Nectanebo II

360-342 BC

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

Fun Fact

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.

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Funerary Figurines
Funerary Figurines
Egyptian Faience
Egyptian Faience
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