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Fragments of shawabty of Amani-natake-lebte

These are shawabty fragments belonging to King Amani-natake-lebte. There are six large pieces (three of which have been mended) and seven small miscellaneous pieces. When complete this type wears the king's nemes headdress with uraeus and has a long beard. There are seven horizontal lines of...

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From Nubia (Sudan) Nuri, pyramid 10, debris of stairway. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte, 538–519 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes