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Shabti box: E.205.1932

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Current Location: In storage




Shabti box, for a Priest named Hornefer and his wife, a chantress of Amun, named Taqa. Has two seperate compartments for the couple's shabtis.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.16 m
Height: 0.345 m
Width: 0.26 m

Acquisition and important dates

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


New Kingdom
Circa -1290 - Circa -1185

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.205.1932
Primary reference Number: 52932
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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