Out on loan
664 - 525 B.C.E.
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.
Purchased from William Flinders Petrie, 1890
Current & Past Exhibitions:
World's Columbian Exposition Exhibits: Objects from the Flinders Petrie and Egyptian Exploration Fund (1893)
[Book] The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 97
[Book] Petrie, William M. 1890. Kahun, Gurob, and Hawara. : Page/Fig./Plate: 19
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