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Archeological Object

Ushabti of Uah-ib-Ra-em-akhet


An ushabti statue of Uah-ib-Ra-em-akhet
The ushabti, a mummiform and made with amould, wears a tripartite wig that leaves the ears uncovered and has the ritual beard; the arms, crossed on the chest, are covered by the bandage, which leaves only the hands, made in relief, that hold the agricultural tools. At the front there is a column of hieroglyphs in which the deceased is identified with Osiris. On the back the pillar reaches the edge of the wig and on the left shoulder a basket is visible, made from small squares that reproduce the intertwining of plant fibers. The lack of care in the rendering of the details, particularly in the carrying out of the facial details, suggest a dating of the late period.
Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: inv. 146
Precedenti_localizzazioni (Label is not translated)
  Provenance: Purchased by Giuseppe Scaglioni in 1835
Place of discovery
  Place of discovery:

Unknown

Object
  Definizione: Funerary statuette
  Class and ware: Funerary furnishings
  Title or subject: An ushabti statue of Uah-ib-Ra-em-Akhet
Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: Late period
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Faience
  Technique: Die casting
  Height: 11
  Varie: Green faïence
Bibliography
  Bibliography: 1964, Botti G. “I cimeli egizi del Museo di Antichità di Parma” in Accademia Toscana di Scienze e Lettere “La Colombara”, vol. IX, Firenze, pp. 93-94 (cat. 146)