Royal Shawabti


From: Sudan | Nubia | Nuri

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number 92-2-66
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Sudan | Nubia | Nuri
Locus Pyramid I
Period Third Intermediate Period | Napatan | Twenty-Fifth Dynasty
Date Made 690-664 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Calcite
Iconography King | Taharqa
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

Calcite shabti of king Taharqa. The king wears a bag wig with a uraeus at his brow, a false beard and he holds two hoes. The front of the shabti is inscribed with 10 lines of the shabti spell.

Height 26.3 cm
Width 9.8 cm
Depth 5.1 cm
Credit Line Exchange with the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1992
Other Number 17-3-260 - Field No SF | 20.218 - Boston Museum of Fine Arts Number

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