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From: Egypt | Hawara

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E390
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Hawara
Period Late Period | Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Date Made 664 - 525 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Faience
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

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.

Height 26.5 cm
Width 7.5 cm
Depth 5.1 cm
Credit Line Purchased from William Flinders Petrie, 1890
Other Number ES 390 - Original Number

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