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Shawabty of King Anlamani

This is a head and upper torso fragment of a shawabty belonging to King Anlamani. The figure wears the king's nemes headdress with uraeus and has a long beard. There is one full horizontal line and a partial line 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. 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.

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: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.13922

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes