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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 left hand, he holds a hoe and the rope to a small square basket (which is on his back). In his right 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.
Credit Line:
Excavated by William Flinders Petrie
Other Number:
ES 390   -   Original Number

Bibliography:

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