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Archeological Object

Ushabti of Uah-ib-Ra-em-heb

Ushabti of Uah-ib-Ra-em-heb

Statuettes mummiform with tripartite wig and false beard smooth herringbone, hands crossed on his chest stand hoe, hoe and string for the bag of seeds identified behind the left shoulder. The remarkable performance of the traits of good quality and the inclusion of eight registers. On the back pillar, typical of the statues of the period constipated, you read the title at the fourth register is determined that the law had been on the register. Letopoli belonged to a priest, known for numerous ushabti. And while the real is the 80 0.9.40180 clay mold is definitely a fake, it should be noted that the collection in Milan retains third ushabti authentic character. Ushabti of this character are reported in Bologna (inv.2367) to the Louvre (inv.E3360) and Annecy (inv.13395).

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: E 0.9.40180 E 0.9.40181
Precedenti_localizzazioni (Label is not translated)
  Provenance: Probably gift Seletti
Place of discovery
  Place of discovery:

Letopolis (?)

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

Ushabti of Uah-ib-Ra-em-heb

Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: XVI-XXX Dynasties
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Terracotta, Faience
  Height: 15,3

1988, L.Aubert, "Statuettes funéraires des Musées Savoyards", in BIFAO 88, P.2
1979, Lise G., “Musei e Gallerie di Milano. Museo Archeologico: raccolta egizia”, Milano, p. 56, tav. 429
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. 129, cat. 141

Bibliography for the title:
1970, Monneh Saleh J., « Les antiquitès ègptiennes de Zagreb », Paris,  p.113, n.517
1984, Ratiè S., « Annecy, Chambery, Aix-les-Bains. Collections ègyptiennes", Paris, p.31, n.27

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