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Shawabty of King Anlamani

This is a leg and foot fragment of a shawabty belonging to King Anlamani. The object was broken in two pieces and is not mended. There are 5 remaining horizontal lines of incised text encircling the body. The text is framed and there is a narrow blank area up the center of the back. The ancient...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Nuri , found in Nu. 8 but originally from Pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani). 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: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.13930

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes