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Title:

Calcite Shabti Figure

Category:

funerary equipment

Name:

ushabti

Date:

circa 690 B.C. circa 664 B.C.
During reign of Taharqa (690-664BC)

Period(s):

Twenty-fifth Dynasty; Late Period

Description:

shabti, inscribed for Taharqa

Production
Place (legacy):

Egypt, production, country

Find Spot:

pyramid of Taharqa Nuri I Sudan

Technique:

carved

Material:

calcite

Dimension(s):

height
width

Acquisition:

bought; 1979;

Inscription:

inscription; Chapter 6, Book of the Dead, 'King Taharqa'

Documentation:

Dunham, D.. 1955. Nuri, The Royal Cemeteries of Kush volume II.
p.10

Accession:

Object Number: E.1.1979
(Antiquities)
(record id: 49029; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/49029





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