University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E390
Current Location: Out on loan
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Late Period
Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Date Made: 664 - 525 BC
Early Date: -665
Late Date: -524
Height: 26.5cm
Width: 7.5cm
Depth: 5.1cm
Credit Line:Purchased from William Flinders Petrie, 1890
Other NumberES 390 - Original Number


Large, fine, faded-green faience shabti belonging to a man named Horwedja. The shabti has a long striated wig and wears a false beard. In his proper right hand, he holds a hoe and the rope to a small square basket (which is on his back). In his left hand, he holds an adze. The shabti is inscribed with nine horizontal lines of text which begins with his name and titles. The shabti has an uninscribed back pillar.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

World's Columbian Exposition Exhibits: Objects from the Flinders Petrie and Egyptian Exploration Fund (1893)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 97View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Petrie, William M. 1890. Kahun, Gurob, and Hawara. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 19View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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