University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E22A
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
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1890
Other Number:ES 22a - Original Number

Description

Turquoise-green faience shabti belonging to the man Nesbastet. The shabti has a tripartite wig, modeled ears and hands which hold painted adzes. No beard. Four columns of text painted in black on the legs, which are illegible in parts. The central column gives the owner's names and titles as "The Osiris, God's Father [////], Scribe of the Treasury (?) ns-bAst.t." Painted basket on the back.


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