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shabti, Osiriform/mummiform torso, inscribed for Akhenaten
Representing Akhenaten. He was buried in the desert cliffs behind his new capital, Amarna. Although Aten was the principal god at this time, this figure is mummiform, a form which at this period is closely associated with the more traditional god Osiris.
Royal Tomb Tell el Amarna Egypt
circa 1352 B.C. 1336 B.C.