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Shawabti

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Object Number:
66-11-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Egypt
Nubia
Toshka East
Locus:
Tomb 1
Period:
New Kingdom
Eighteenth Dynasty
Date Made:
1539-1292 BC
Early Date:
-1540
Late Date:
-1291
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Limestone
Pigment
Description:
Upper Half
Limestone shabti, upper half.
Blue paint on wig, brown on face, tools. Beginning of the shabti text (sHD r' wsjr) is carved below the left elbow, followed by an area containing traces of an ink inscription (possibly hw.t...) which is the name and title of the deceased.
Credit Line:
Penn-Yale Nubian Expedition; W. K. Simpson
Other Number:
TE.1.5   -   Field No SF

Bibliography:

[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 141
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