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Object Number: E11531
Current Location: Magic in the Ancient World
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Abydos
Period: Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Date Made: 1539-1292 BC
Early Date: -1539
Late Date: -1292
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Pigment
Height: 23cm
Width: 8cm
Depth: 5cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, William Flinders Petrie, 1903
Other NumberAES 3513 - Other Number

Description

Painted limestone shabti of Meketniwetef. Figure wears a long blue wig and an elaborately painted collar. The arms are crossed at the breast. There are seven lines of inscription containing ch. 6 of the Book of the Dead. In the multimedia photo E 11531 is second from the left.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Magic in the Ancient World (16 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2017)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 250-51View Objects cited in this Publication

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