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Ushabti: E.1a.1896

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Current Location: In storage




Shabti, blue glazed, for Psamtek born of Duarekhyt

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.18 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1896) by Hope Caulfield

Materials used in production

Faience (blue glaze)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: i wSbtyw ipn ir wsir psmTk ms n dwA-rxyt r ir kA(w)t nb(wt) ir(wt) im m Xrt-nTr iwt (sic) Hw sDb(w) im m s r Xrwt.f mk wi ( tn) r nw nb irrwt im r srdt sxt r smHy wDbw r Xnt Say n imntt r iAbtt Ts-pXr mk wi kA.Tn
  • Location: Horizontal bands around body; Schneider Tp 3b; 9 lines
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.1a.1896
Primary reference Number: 49479
Oldadmincategory: SU
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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