jueves, 2 de abril de 2015

Shabti box of Paramnekhu

Shabti box of Paramnekhu

Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty: Dynasty 19
Reign: reign of Ramesses II
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Medina, Tomb of Sennedjem (TT 1), Egyptian Antiquities Service/Maspero excavations, 1885–86
Medium: Wood, gesso, paint
Dimensions: H. 28.5 cm (11 1/4 in)
Credit Line: Funds from various donors, 1886
Accession Number: 86.1.14
 
 
 The wooden shabti box is inscribed for Paramnekhu, a servant in the Place of Truth who was a son or grandson of Sennedjem in whose tomb the box was found. Other objects in the collection that were discovered in the same tomb are numbered 86.1.1–86.1.29
 
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