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Shawabty of King Anlamani

This is a head and upper torso fragment of a shawabty belonging to King Anlamani. The object was broken in two pieces and is not mended. The figure wears the king's nemes headdress with uraeus and has a long beard. There are 3 full horizontal lines and another partial line of incised text...

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From Nubia (Sudan), Nuri , Pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani), debris from room A, B and C. 1917: 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.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes