Royal Shawabti


From: Sudan | Nubia | Nuri

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number 92-2-68
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Napatan
Provenience Sudan | Nubia | Nuri
Locus Pyramid III
Date Made 643-623 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Faience
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

Two joining pieces of a faience shawabti of King Senkamenisken, wearing lappet wig and false beard; crossed hands with hoe in proper right and basket cord in proper left. Six horizontal registers of hieroglyphs on the front, and one column on the back pillar, comprising the shabti spell. Broken in two at the foot.

Height 18.8 cm
Width 5.5 cm
Depth 3.9 cm
Credit Line Exchange with the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1992
Other Number 21.2699 - Other Number

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