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Ushabti: E.50.1932

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Current Location: In storage




Shabti, faience, green glazed, for Hornakht, wearing saite common plain lappet wig with a plaited beard, hands unsleeved, arms not indicated, holding in the right a pick and in the left a narrow hoe, over the left shoulder a worn saite bag, text down the front in an unframed column, back pillar joined to wig, on pedestal, accession number written in ink on back of pedestal.

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Height: 0.15 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

  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 50/1932
  • Location: Back of pedestal
  • Method of creation: Written in ink (modern)
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.50.1932
Primary reference Number: 52780
Oldadmincategory: SU
Schneider: XIC, W36, H30, I7, B23b?, TP7b,
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 July 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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