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Ushabti Figure of Psamtik
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Ushabti Figure of Psamtik

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Description The long inscription on the mummiform body of the figure contains the ushabti spell from the Book of the Dead, the name Psamtik, and his title, "chief royal scribe," as well as the name of his mother, Merit-Neith.
  • Secret Signs: Egyptian Writing. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
  • Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
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 [Inscription]
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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580 BC (Late Period)
Egyptian faience
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H: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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