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ushabti of Ta-sheret-en-qeret


ushabti of Ta-sheret-en-qeret

Mummiform figurine with arms crossed, shaking hands in the agricultural tools and seeds in a bag hanging over his left shoulder. He tripartite wig and false beard, although owned by a woman. The facial features are handled with care as well as the 9 registers hieroglyphic inscription (VI cap. of the Book of the Dead) that wrap around the body. At the same woman, identified as the daughter of Hor-em-akhet belongs  the offering  table  23241 of the Cairo Museum.

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: E 0.9.40166
Precedenti_localizzazioni (Label is not translated)
  Provenance: Unknown
Object
  Definizione: Funerary statuette
  Class and ware: Funerary furnishings
Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: Ptolemaic period
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Wood
  Height: 19,5
Bibliography
  Bibliography:

1909, Kamal A., "Catalogue Général des Antiquités Egyptiennes du Musée du Caire. Table d’offrandes", Le Caire, p.162
1979, Lise G. “Musei e Gallerie di Milano. Museo Archeologico: raccolta egizia”, Milano, p.  55, (cat.828), tav. 401

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