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Object Number: 29-86-352
Current Location: Magic in the Ancient World
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Dra Abu El-Naga
Locus: DAN 14
Period: New Kingdom
Eighteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1539-1292 BC
Early Date: -1539
Late Date: -1292
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Pigment
Iconography:Man
pawah
Height: 22cm
Width: 8cm
Depth: 6cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Drah abu el Naga (Thebes), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1921-1923

Description

Unpainted limestone shabti of Pawah. The figure wears a long wig and his arms are crossed at his breast. In his left hand he holds a plant (?) and in his right, a hoe (?). There are seven lines of inscription containing ch. 6 of the Book of the Dead. In the multimedia photo 29-86-352 is on the right.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Magic in the Ancient World (16 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2017)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 250-51View Objects cited in this Publication

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