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Basalt shabti figure


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Title/s

Basalt shabti figure

Category

funerary equipment

Name

ushabti

Description

shabti, with figure wrapped in cloak, inscribed with the offering formula 'soldier of the town regiment, Inhurhotep'

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

height 16.7 cm
width 4.52 cm

Period

Twelfth Dynasty
Thirteenth Dynasty
Middle Kingdom

Date

1976 B.C. — 1794 B.C.

Provenance

bequeathed: Greg, Robert (Sir) 1954 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Translation: 'the soldier of the town regiment, Inhurhotep'

Documentation

  1. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1988) Pharaohs and mortals; Egyptian art in the Middle Kingdom , Cambridge (Cambs.) (1988) Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: no.81]

Material/s

basalt

Accession Number

E.641.1954 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 62713; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-13)

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