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Archeological Object

Ushabti of Seti I


Ushabti of Seti I

The statue is covered with a layer of bitumen, which makes it less obvious details and registration, in which, however, clearly distinguish the scrolls of Seti I. The setting is mummiform with tripartite wig on his head and hands, shaking a fist, crossed over his chest. The ushabti of SetiI were found in his tomb by Giovanni Belzoni. Comparisons are numerous, since this type of ushabti there are many specimens in collections around the world.

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: E 0.9.40157
Precedenti_localizzazioni (Label is not translated)
  Provenance: Gift Silvestri
Place of discovery
  Place of discovery:

Valley of the Kings, Thebes

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

Ushabti of Seti I

Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: XIX Dynasty
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Wood
  Height: 18,8
Bibliography
  Bibliography:

1974, Aubert J.F. “Statuettes égyptiennes, chauabtis", Paris, p.79, tav.10-13
1977, Schneider H.D., “Shabtis”, Leiden, p.30, tav.83
1979, Lise G. “Musei e Gallerie di Milano. Museo Archeologico: raccolta egizia”, Milano, p.  53
(cat.796), tav. 372
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. 133, cat. 151

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