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Royal Shawabti

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Object Number:
92-2-66
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Sudan
Nubia
Nuri
Locus:
Pyramid I
Period:
Third Intermediate Period
Napatan
Twenty-Fifth Dynasty
Date Made:
690-664 BC
Early Date:
-690
Late Date:
-664
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Calcite
Iconography:
King
Taharqa
Description:
Calcite shabti of king Taharqa. The king wears a bag wig with a uraeus at his brow, a false beard and he holds two hoes. The front of the shabti is inscribed with 10 lines of the shabti spell.
Height:
26.3cm
Width:
9.8cm
Depth:
5.1cm
Credit Line:
Exchange with the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Other Number:
17-3-260   -   Field No SF
20.218   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011 - Jan 2013)
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Bibliography:

[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 142
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[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 308-09
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