University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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 BC
Early Date: -690
Late Date: -664
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Calcite
Iconography:King
Taharqa
Height: 26.3cm
Width: 9.8cm
Depth: 5.1cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1992
Other Number17-3-260 - Field No SF
20.218 - Boston Museum of Fine Arts Number

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 142View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 308-09View Objects cited in this Publication

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