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Ushabti of Heka-em-sa-ef
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Ushabti of Heka-em-sa-ef


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Description This figure belonged to the ushabti set of the "Commander of the royal ships, Heka-em-sa-ef." The figure's beard with its curved tip conveys divinity and alludes to the belief that humans have a divine component that will be set free after they pass through the Court of the Dead.
Exhibitions
  • Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
  • Mummified. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008-2013.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 550 BC (Late Period)
Medium
Egyptian faience with glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.395
Measurements
6 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (17.5 x 4.5 x 3.1 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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