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Shawabti

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Object Number:
E390
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Egypt
Hawara
Period:
Late Period
Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Date Made:
664 - 525 B.C.E.
Early Date:
-665
Late Date:
-524
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Faience
Description:
Large, fine, faded-green faience shabti belonging to a man named Horwedja. The shabti has a long striated wig and wears a false beard. In his proper right hand, he holds a hoe and the rope to a small square basket (which is on his back). In his left hand, he holds an adze. The shabti is inscribed with nine horizontal lines of text which begins with his name and titles. The shabti has an uninscribed back pillar.
Height:
26.5cm
Width:
7.5cm
Depth:
5.1cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from William Flinders Petrie, 1890
Other Number:
ES 390   -   Original Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

World's Columbian Exposition Exhibits: Objects from the Flinders Petrie and Egyptian Exploration Fund (1893)
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Bibliography:

[Book] The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 97
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[Book] Petrie, William M. 1890. Kahun, Gurob, and Hawara. : Page/Fig./Plate: 19
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