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 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.
Purchased from William Flinders Petrie
[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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