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Archeological Object

Ushabti of Imen-em-ipet


Ushabti of Imen-em-ipet

Statue mummiform certainly due at the Ramesside time with features such as the typology of the living presence of his wig, coiffed in the fashion of the nineteenth dynasty, and the series painted in gold. To embellish the piece helps the polychromy: wig, facial features, agricultural implements and nine records of registration are in black, necklace, bracelets and bags for seeds placed on the front of the statue suspended at the wrists, are golden. Imen-em-ipet has a very important title, "Keeper of the treasure of the two lands", typical of the New Kingdom and presumably Tebas area. The sixth chapter of the Book of the Dead takes place on 10 lines that wrap around the body of the statuette.

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: E 0.9.40160
Precedenti_localizzazioni (Label is not translated)
  Provenance: Morandi collection
Place of discovery
  Place of discovery:

Thebes

Object
  Definizione: Funerary statuette
  Class and ware: Funerary furnishings
  Title or subject:

Ushabti of Imen-em-ipet

Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: XIX Dynasty
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Wood
  Height: 28
Bibliography
  Bibliography:

1974, Aubert J.F. “Statuettes égyptiennes, chauabtis", Paris p.103
1979, Lise G. “Musei e Gallerie di Milano. Museo Archeologico: raccolta egizia”, Milano, p.  53
(cat.799), tav. 374
1999, Borla M. in Tiradritti F.  (a cura di) “Il cammino di Harwa. L’uomo di fronte al mistero: l’Egitto” (catalogo della mostra), Milano, p. 127, cat. 137

Bibliografia di riferimento sul titolo:
1958 Helck W., "Zur Verwaltung des Mittleren und Neuen Reichs", Leiden p.190

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