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Shawabty of King Anlamani

This is a shawabty belonging to King Anlamani. The object was broken in three pieces and is not mended. The figure wears the king's nemes headdress with uraeus and has a long beard. There are eight horizontal lines of incised text encircling the body. The text is framed and there is a narrow...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Nuri , Pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani), debris from room A, B and C. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani, 623–593 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 25.8 cm (10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.13890

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes