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Ushabti: E.46.1932

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Shabti, ceramic, polychrome, inscription down centre front, for Khare, late plain lappet wig painted black, flat back, face painted red, hands crossed and painted red, unsleeved arms not indicated, holding a stylised hoe in each painted yellow, plain saite trapezoid bag over left shoulder, text down front in one unframed column, sticker on back indicating ETW ownership and personal catalogue number, accession number written in ink below, ETW sticker on front of feet also.

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Height: 0.075 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1932) by Whyte, Edward Towry

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: wsir xa-ra
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: [Red Asterisk] Whyte
  • Location: Centre of back
  • Method of creation: Stuck on back of object
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 382
  • Location: Centre of back
  • Method of creation: Stuck on back of object
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 46-1932
  • Location: Lower back of object
  • Method of creation: Written in ink (modern)
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 382
  • Location: Front of feet
  • Method of creation: Stuck on front of object
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.46.1932
Primary reference Number: 52776
Oldadmincategory: SU
Schneider: XB, W35a, H30, I5, B21, TP7b
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 July 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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