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Shawabty of King Senkamanisken

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This is a shawabty belonging to King Senkamanisken. The figure wears the king's nemes headdress with double uraeus and has a plaited beard attached by an incised chin strap. Here the arms are crossed and the hands are directly opposite each other. The figure holds the crook and flail. This...

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Provenance

From Nuri 3. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken, 643–623 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 6.7 x 5.3 cm (7 5/16 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11827

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes