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Ushabti
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Ushabti


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This figure has long hair painted black. The eyes are also black. In the right hand is a hoe, and in the left is a mattock. Behind each shoulder is a sack. The inscription claims the piece is made for "the scribe, Nwfy." Then follows the regular ushabti formula.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] the scribe, Nwfy...
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
1550-1069 BC (New Kingdom)
Medium
gray stone with black and red paint
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.181
Measurements
H: 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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