University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E22B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Nebesheh
Period: Third Intermediate Period
Twenty-Second Dynasty
Date Made: 945 - 712 BC
Early Date: -946
Late Date: -711
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Faience
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 13.5 cm
Width: 4 cm
Depth: 3 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1890
Other Number:ES 22b - Original Number

Description

Turquoise faience shabti belonging to the man Nesbastet. Shoulder-length curly wig glazed in black. No beard. Molded hands crossed on the chest, right arm over left, hold painted adzes. Six columns of text on the legs of the shabti in black glaze, consisting of Book of the Dead Chapter 6. The central text column includes the owners name ns-bAst.t.


Bibliography:

[Book] Ranke, Hermann. Die Agyptischen Personennamen.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 174: 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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