lunes, 18 de enero de 2016

Funerary statuette (shabti)


Funerary statuette (shabti)
Overseer shabti with its bent left arm holding a whip, the right arm is pendant. The large sleeves end at the elbows. It has a valenced wig. The uncovered feet are on a pedestal. The details are in black: wig stripes, eyes, nipples, and column of hieroglyphs down the front.
Present location MUSEU NACIONAL DE ARQUEOLOGIA [46/003] LISBON
Inventory number E 404 (n. cat. 116)
Dating HIGH-PRIESTS AND PRIEST-KINGS OF THEBES
Archaeological Site DEIR EL-BAHARI
Category SHABTI
Material FAIENCE
Technique FAYENCE
Height 11 cm
Width 4.5 cm
Translation
The enlightened one, the Osiris Tentwedjat.
Bibliography•Antiguidades Egípcias I, Lisboa, 1993
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